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  1. Mar 2018
    1. Actively seek out the work of Indigenous creators for inclusion in their collectionsand in addition, institute a robust deselection system that recognizes cultural appropriation and historical inaccuracy.

      This is a trickier one in an academic library. Perhaps a future project could be to do an exploratory essay on historical collections and the challenges they pose?

    2. 3.Seek direction from communities on proper cultural protocols regarding access and care of their culturally sensitive knowledge and materials; developing specific protocols for dealing with Indigenous knowledge/materials within their collections by developing a Collection Management Policy that reflects and integrates Indigenous values; and if warranted an Indigenous knowledge agreement should be discussed with the originating community and agreed to.4.Respect the Indigenous cultural concept of copyright regardingIndigenous history or heritage, which isoften located in but not limited to oral traditions, songs, dance, storytelling, anec

      These need to factor into present and future negotiations when purchasing content about Indigenous peoples.

    3. process of annotation respects and renders visible the experiences of those people whose lives have been documented by state organizations and thus can build trust with Indigenous peoples.

      Existing collections such as North American Indian Thought and Culture could greatly benefit from this sort of retroactive description. For collections that are already owned, coordinated efforts by those with purchasing/institutional power would be needed. Also conversations "on the trade show floor" with companies such as Gale and Adam Matthews would be beneficial.

      Example: the work of Edward S. Curtis / and the digital repatriation model (referenced on p. 33)

    4. ideologically-biased terminology

      See Frontier Life as an example.

    5. Provide language collections

      Purchase/stream language instruction tools.