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Culturally Appropriate Treatment of Sacred Materials
Suzy Bear, librarian for the First Nations University of Canada, Northern Campus, Prince Albert

Museums view First Nations sacred materials and objects as works of art. They keep these sacred items for posterity and for their aesthetic quality.

3 PM ET Noon PT
Wednesday, March 15th, 2006

The Benefits

* Bring awareness to mainstream that Indigenous peoples have sacred materials and objects
* Bring awareness that there is a culturally appropriate way to care for these sacred materials and objects
* Bring awareness that museums are correcting this misappropriation and mishandling of Indigenous peoples sacred materials and objects

Who Should Participate?

* Librarians
* Educators

Key Topics You Will Explore

* Culturally appropriate treatment of sacred materials and objects
* Repatriation of sacred materials and objects

Method of Instruction

Audio conference with supporting PowerPoint.


Member: $48.00 + GST
Non-Member: $68.00 + GST

About The Presenter......

Suzy Bear has been the librarian for the First Nations University of Canada, Northern Campus, Prince Albert for almost 9 years. She received her MLIS degree from the University of Alberta in 1995. Suzy is an active committee member for the Library Services for Saskatchewan Aboriginal Peoples, the International Indigenous Librarians Forum, Student Orientation Committee Northern Campus, the Occupational Health & Safety Committee Northern Campus and occasionally the Prince Albert Libraries Group. Her past involvement has included the Muskoday Education Committee and the Wapiti Regional Library Board.

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