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
March 15th, 2006
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* 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?
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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