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A Teacher Librarian's Guide for Decolonization and Reconciliation

This guide is intended for Teacher Librarians and others working in the information and cultural heritage sectors wanting professional learning resources for self-study on topics of decolonization, reconciliation, resurgence, and Indigenous-settler relat

Videos on decolonizating work in libraries

Here is an interesting YouTube video of librarians and faculty at Central Oregon Community College discussing the decolonization of libraries.  They discuss the history of the ALA, Melville Dewey, demographics of librarians, search algorithms, and collections development. While their focus is on the USA, it provides interesting things to consider in the Canadian context as well.  Unfortunately, there is a technical hiccup up near the end. 

The Middle East Library Association held a virtual conference in November 2020 and this presentation discusses social justice and decolonization.  While not specific to Indigenous histories and communities in the Canadian state, it has important discussion on decolonization generally with applicability to work by librarians in Canada.

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