Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums
The Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums (ATALM), in partnership with the Arizona State Library, is offering an Addressing Technology Needs in Native Communities Workshop on May 3 and 4 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST.
The free, two-day online event is designed to help tribal librarians learn practical skills to address the technology needs of the communities they serve. Topics include community needs assessment, technology for language and cultural preservation, digital literacy training, Makerspaces, technology program funding, and E-Rate program support.
Workshop presenters include Crosby Kemper, Director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and Sue McNeil, Associate Bureau Chief at the Federal Communications Commission, as well as representatives from National Digital Inclusion Alliance, American Indian Policy Institute, Navajo Nation Library, Yakama Nation Library, Ak-Chin Indian Community Library, and more. To register for the workshop, please visit https://sfy.gxm.mybluehost.me/node/531.
The Addressing Technology Needs in Native Communities Workshop is funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and is brought to you by the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums in partnership with Arizona State Library.
Institute of Museum and Library Services
The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of federal support for the nation's libraries and museums. We advance, support, and empower America’s museums, libraries, and related organizations through grantmaking, research, and policy development. Our vision is a nation where museums and libraries work together to transform the lives of individuals and communities. To learn more, visit https://www.imls.gov/ and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
About the Arizona State Library
Arizona Revised Statutes Title 41; Article 2.1 establishes the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records, referred to as "the State Library", in the Office of the Secretary of State. The State Library was founded in 1915 to collect, preserve, and provide access to materials relating to law, political science, economics, sociology, subjects pertaining to the theory and practice of government, genealogy, and Arizona history. The format of materials may vary, but the majority of the collections contain unique and original materials or historic published texts, newspapers, and maps that can be found nowhere else. To learn more, visit https://azlibrary.gov/
About the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums
The Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums (ATALM) is an international association dedicated to preserving and advancing the language, history, culture, and lifeways of Indigenous peoples. Founded in 2010, ATALM maintains a network of support for Indigenous cultural programs, provides professional development training, enables collaboration among tribal and non-tribal cultural institutions, and advocates for programs and funding to sustain the cultural sovereignty of Native Nations. To learn more, visit www.atalm.org.