With funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums is offering expanded professional development opportunities for attendees at the 2017 International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums in New Mexico (October 10-12). Participants accepted into the program may choose a Certificate in Collections Care or a Certificate in Library Services.
Participants enrolled in the program must:
Be registered for the ATALM conference and have lodging
Attend advance webinars and preparatory activities
Attend pre-determined conference workshops and sessions
Complete or undertake a take home activity within three months
Eligible candidates include:
Staff members of tribal archives, libraries, museums, historic preservation offices, and language programs.
Staff members of non-tribal cultural institutions who are tribally enrolled, or working directly with Native collections.
Students enrolled in college-level library, museum, or archival programs with access to a tribal archive, library, or museum.
Participation is by application. Up to 40 participants will be accepted into the program. Applications will be accepted until the program reaches capacity.