Native Voices exhibit in the PNR region
The National Library of Medicine Traveling Exhibition Program includes the very popular Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness. This exhibit is currently traveling the country as part of a partnership between the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the American Library Association (ALA). In 2017 three libraries in the Pacific Northwest Region hosted the exhibit: Nisqually Indian Tribe, Olympia, WA Aaniiih Nakoda College, Harlem, MT Blackfeet Community College, Browning, MT Eva English, Library Director of Aaniiih Nakoda College Library, described what their institution planned around the exhibit: Aaniiih Nakoda College received the Native Voices: Native People’s Concepts of Health and Illness exhibit on June 21, and held our opening program on Wednesday, June 28 from 10 AM to 12 Noon. Aaniiih Nakoda College (ANC) American Indian Studies Director, Sean Chandler, gave the opening prayer and blessing. ANC Dean of Academic Affairs, Carmen Taylor, gave a welcome address. Dr. Liz McClain spoke about inequities in health care as related to the Zortman/Landusky/Pegasus mine. Mary Anne Hansen, Professor/Reference Librarian, Sheila Bonnand, Instructional Services Librarian, both of MSU-Bozeman Libraries, spoke about and demonstrated how to utilize information from various websites and LaVerne Parker Parker spoke about “Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Healthcare”. 17 people were in attendance. We were able to broadcast the speakers vi...
Source: Dragonfly - Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Carolyn Martin Tags: News from Network Members Native Voices NLM Traveling Exhibits Source Type: news
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