Please see below for details about a presentation on Kwantlen Polytechnic
University's efforts to Indigenize information literacy.

Kind regards,

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Date: Wed, Jan 13, 2021, 2:08 PM
Subject: [Jerome-L] Indigenous Information Literacy project
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January 22, 10-11 am MT

Title: Indigenous Information Literacy project


The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and the
Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action both demand improved recognition
regarding Indigenous Peoples information rights. In response to these
documents and to support local Kwantlen Polytechnic University commitments
to decolonize and Indigenize, a series of instructional videos were created
to encourage faculty to include Indigenous Information Literacy training in
their virtual courses.

This presentation will outline how the Indigenous Information Literacy
project came into being, the process involved in creating the videos, an
overview of the content, as well as a discussion on sharing and
implementation. Following the presentation there will be opportunity for

(40 min presentation, 20 min q&a)


Rachel Chong works as the Indigenous Engagement and Subject Liaison
Librarian at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, on the unceded traditional
and ancestral lands of the Kwantlen, Musqueam, Katzie, Semiahmoo,
Tsawwassen, Qayqayt, and Kwikwetlem Peoples. She graduated from the
University of British Columbia's Master of Library and Information Studies
with a First Nations Curriculum Concentration in 2013. Rachel is Métis
through her maternal grandfather’s lineage.

*Rachel Chong*Kwantlen Polytechnic University
*Indigenous & Anthropology Subject Liaison Librarian*
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Kwantlen Polytechnic University serves a region south of the Fraser River
which overlaps with the unceded traditional and ancestral lands of the
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*Agnieszka Hayes*
Information Literacy Interest Group Convener
Atlantic Provinces Library Association
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