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Indigenous Notions of Ownership and Libraries, Archives and Museums

Tangible and intangible forms of indigenous knowledges and cultural expressions are often found in libraries, archives or museums. Often the “legal” copyright is not held by the indigenous people’s group from which the knowledge or cultural expression originates. Indigenous peoples regard unauthorized use of their cultural expressions as theft… Read More

  • Publications
  • 05 August 2016
  • By: Camille Callison, Camille, Loriene Roy, Loriene and Gretchen Alice LeCheminant (Eds)

IFLA Statement on Indigenous Traditional Knowledge

Slovenčina | Ελληνικά IFLA (The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions) declares that human beings have a fundamental right to access to expressions of knowledge, creative thought and intellectual activity, and to express their views publicly. IFLA acknowledges the intrinsic… Read More

  • Publications
  • 02 March 2010