Safeguarding Culturally Sensitive Materials in Tribal Archives and Records Centers


In this presentation, Vina Begay, Archivist at the Diné College and Cordelia Hooee, Tribal Records Archivist at the Pueblo of Zuni Governor's Office focus on implementing best practices and standards in developing a collection management policy for your tribal archives and/or records centers. Additionally, this session examines proper record management standards regarding Tribal government records. Begay and Hooee share their experiences in starting an archive from scratch and address best approaches in handling culturally sensitive materials. This session was part of the ATALM annual conference held in Phoenix, Arizona, on October 10-13, 2016.