How to Make History with the Indigenous Digital Archive


In this video, Michaela Shirley (Diné), Program Specialist at the University of New Mexico’s Indigenous Design and Planning Institute and part of the advisory panel of the Indigenous Digital Archive and Anna Naruta-Moya, Project Director of the Indigenous Digital Archive, an IMLS National Leadership Grant project of the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, introduce the project and walk you through the Indigenous digital archive, a new method of online access to historical documents, that is aimed at creating effective access to large quantities of public records of government boarding schools in New Mexico into the 1930s, and records of the Pueblo Lands Board. This video was recorded at the 2017 ATALM annual conference held in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico, on October 10-13, 2017.