Lower Elwha Education and Culture
Lower Elwha Education Departments
(Klallam Language and Culture, K-12, Higher Ed, and Tribal Library)
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Monday, September 29, 2008

OnLine Exhibit from National Museum of the American Indian

The National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. has a new exhibition, Beauty Surrounds Us. They have put a presentation online featuring some of the pieces of art, with explanatory material, maps, etc. Certainly it would be better to see the exhibit for reals, but we are not there, and this is pretty good. Beauty Surrounds Us needs a pretty good connection, as it is heavy on graphics. Come look in the library computer lab if your machine isn't up to it.

Thanks to the American Indian Library Association's email list for pointing this out.

It's Good To Have Friends Who Are Librarians

A old friend, a librarian on vacation in Australia, has sent us four children's picture books about Aborigines.

Thursday, September 25, 2008

More Tribal Library Blogs

We have learned of a couple more tribal library blogs:

Including our own presence and the Santa Ysabel Tribal Library in California, that makes four tribal libraries that we know about who have blogs, i.e., web pages with frequent updates about news and resources.

There are certainly lots more tribal libraries with web pages, but they tend to be static descriptions of the libraries and their services. The bloggy pages are special because they keep changing...

Thursday, September 4, 2008

New Stuff Coming In

We are nearly to the end of our grant year, and we are spending the last of our funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. An armload of new materials arrived yesterday and are already processed. Come take a look! (And thankyou, IMLS, for what is turning into a terrific library...)

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

NorthWest Indian News

We have a few DVDs of old episodes of NorthWest Indian News. But it turns out that they make all the old episodes available online. Yours to watch for just a click. The August 2008 episode has a little footage from Canoe Journey.