Native American Archives Section

Mission Statement

To serve as a forum to educate archivists on the complexities and beauty of Native American archives of the western hemisphere and as a source of communication and inspiration for archivists working with Native American collections.

Roundtable HistoryDavid George-Shongo (Seneca), first NAAR Chair, 2005-2007

The Roundtable was formed as a result of a petition at the 2005 SAA Annual Meeting in New Orleans. On August 13, 2005, SAA Council approved the Roundtable by a unanimous vote. For more information see the article, "Strenthening Tribal Archives," by Briana Bob, in the September/October 2005 Outlook. David L. George-Shongo, Jr. was elected the first NAAR Chair in 2005.



Recent News & Announcements

This year's meeting will take place on Wednesday, August 15, 4:00 PM to 5:15 PM, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Virginia C, [Lobby Level] (2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC 20008). The draft agenda is posted here.
Check out the 2018 Candidates! Voting begins July 10th and ends July 31st!
Check out the 2017 Candidates! Voting begins August 16 and ends August 25!
This years meeting will take place on Wednesday, August 19, 2015, 3:00-4:30PM, at the Cleveland Convention Center, Room 23. The draft agenda is posted here.
Check out the 2015 Candidates! Voting begins July 1 and ends July 14!
Congratulations to our newly elected leadership members!
This years meeting will take place on Friday, August 15, 2014, 4:00-5:30PM, at the Marriott Wardman Hotel in Washington, DC. The full agenda is forthcoming and will be posted below.
Jennifer O'Neal provides a brief update about a recent presentation at the Association for Canadian Archivist annual conference in Victoria, Canada. The blog details the session titled "Looking Toward the Future: Aboriginal Archives in the US and Canada."
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