Indigenous Matters Section

Division: Library Services

Scope

The Section's main purpose is to support the provision of culturally responsive and effective services to indigenous communities throughout the world. Its main objectives are to promote international cooperation in the fields of library, culture, knowledge and information services to indigenous communities that meet their intergenerational, community, cultural and language needs, and to encourage indigenous leadership within the sector, exchange of experience, education and training and research in all aspects of this subject.

The Section seeks to connect, collaborate and work in cooperation with other IFLA Sections; national indigenous library, culture, knowledge and information associations/groups; as well as the International Indigenous Librarians’ Forum (IILF).

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Indigenous Matters, Sections, Multicultural populations, indigenous, aboriginal, Indian, native

Last update: 13 November 2017

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WLIC 2017 Call for Papers: Rare Books and Special Collections Section and Indigenous Matters Section

The IFLA Indigenous Matters Section and the IFLA Rare Books and Special Collections Section invite proposals for papers for a special all-day session with the Theme “Out of the Stacks: Special Collections In Society” Deadline 28 February 2017. two sessions at the WLIC in Wrocław: a 2-hour open session “Out of the Stacks: Special Collections In Society” and

21 January 2017

WLIC 2016 Call for papers

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