2012 NAAR Meeting

Society of American Archivists

Native American Archives Roundtable

Annual Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
San Diego, California
Hilton Bayside Hotel (Aqua 308)


1.      Welcome and Introductions of Current Steering Committee

Jennifer O’Neal, Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect, 2011-2013

Ann Massmann, Steering Committee, 2010-2012

Gina Rappaport, Steering Committee, 2011-2013

Jolene Manus, Steering Committee, 2011-2013

Ally Krebs, Steering Committee, Immediate Past Chair, 2011-2013


2.      2013 Program Committee Representative Report

3.      Business and Reporting


A.     Outgoing Steering Committee Members:

Ann Massmann, Steering Committee, 2010-2012

Karen Underhill, Steering Committee, 2010-2012


B.     Election Announcements—New Steering Committee Members:

Ann Massmann: Vice Chair/Chair Elect, 2012-2014

Leanda Gehegan: Steering Committee, 2012-2014

 Nick Pavlick: Steering Committee, 2012-2014

 Camille Tyndall: Web Liaison, 2012-2014

C.     Report on 2011-2012 activities (IFLA, ATALM, NAISA, etc.)

D.    Report from NAAR Cultural Property Working Group (CPWG) Representative: Jennifer O’Neal

E.     Update on Protocols for Native American Archival Materials, Jennifer O’Neal

F.      Report from NAAR Diversity Committee Representative: Ann Massman

G.    Native Archives Research Ideas (Book): Ann Massman

H.    NAAR By-Laws Update

I.       Suggested Session Ideas for 2013

J.        Other New Business and Announcements

4.      NAAR Guest Speaker Presentations

A.     Kelvin White, Asst. Professor, University of Oklahoma, School of Library and Information Studies


Archival Education as a Social Construct


B.     Kirsten Thorpe, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Data Archive (ATSIDA), International Indigenous Archive Network

Shannon Faulkhead, Monash University, Monash Country Line Archive


Australian Projects: Working With Communities and Archives (ATSIDA, Monash Country Lines Archive and Indigenous Archives Network) 


5.      Adjournment


NAAR Suggested Sessions to Attend:

A.     Thursday, August 9, 10:00 AM, Session 109: Listening In to Conversations Across Borders

B.     Thursday, August 9, 1:30 PM, Session 207: Beyond Borders of Belief: Spirituality and the Archival Enterprise

C.     Friday, August 10, 8:30 AM, Session 310: Archival Outreach Through the Breath of Life Institute

D.    Friday, August 10, 10:00 AM, Session 409: Asian and Pacific Islanders (API) Creating Diverse and Collaborative Community Archival Methods

E.     Saturday, August 11, 2:00 PM, Session 704: Whose Justice? Social Justice and Political Correctness in Archival Thought and Practice