CUA SLIS 2011 Students Tour

19 students and their two instructors from the Catholic University’s Art and Museum Libraries Institute were treated to a tour of the Museum Support Center (MSC) and the National Museum of American Indian’s Cultural Resources Center (NMAI/CRC).

Indian Notes Now Available!

Indian Notes, a recent entry into the Libraries’ digital collection through the History, Art, and Culture (HAC) Project. Lynne Altstatt, Librarian at the Vine Deloria, Jr. Library at the National Museum of the American Indian, selected this title for digitization because of the impact increased access will have for researchers of Native American culture.

New and Notable—National Museum of the American Indian Library

Here are selected new books from the National Museum of the American Indian Library.

NMAI Library hosts Grad Students

On the afternoon of April 8 the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) Librarian, Lynne Altstatt, provided a tour for a group of thirteen recently graduated students from the Emporia State University’s School of Library and Information Management and three faculty members.

Selected New Books from the NMAI Library

Here are some new titles that cam in last month to the National Museum of the American Indian Library.

New and Notable—National Museum of the American Indian Library

Here are selected new books from the National Museum of the American Indian Library.

NMAI Library Receives a Gift from the Barona Band of Mission Indians

From left to right, Vice-Chairman Charles “Beaver” Curo, Councilwoman Beth Glasco, NMAI Librarian Lynne Altstatt, and Chairman Edwin “Thorpe” Romero. On the morning of September 22nd in the Resource Center at the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) a delegation from the Barona Band of Mission Indians presented the NMAI Librarian Lynne Altstatt with a book titled Barona inter-tribal dictionary: 'Iipay Tipaay Uumall, that is the first publication of the Barona Museum Press. It is a monumental work of 696 pages. The members of the delegation included Barona Chairman Edwin “Thorpe” Romero, Vice Chairman Charles “Beaver” Curo, Councilwoman Beth Glasco, and Government Affairs Director Sheilla Alvarez. The delegation was accompanied by Alexandra Harris, Editor, Education and Museum Programs at the NMAI. The book was beautifully presented in a wicker basket with leather handles and tied with a festive ribbon. The dictionary was conceived by the Barona as an expansion of the 1988 Barona Tribal Dictionary which incorporates the speech of Barona Tribal members and also members of the broader more »

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