Honoring the Past & Planning for the Future: Indigenous Perspectives on Library and Information Sciences
Symposium on Native American Library Services

Join the San José State University School of Information at the the Native American Heritage Symposium, which will highlight challenges Natives have faced in the past and share opportunities to prepare for the future through funding and other resources.


1. Welcome (10-10:05 am PST)

  • Dr. Anthony Chow, SJSU iSchool Director/Dr. San Nicolas-Rocca, SJSU iSchool Professor

II. Keynote Addresses (10:05-11:15 am PST) 

  • Halena Kapuni-Reynolds, Associate Curator of Native Hawaiian History and Culture, National Museum of the American Indian 
  • Jennifer Himmelreich, Senior Program Officer, Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)
  • Richard Sneed, 28th Principal Chief of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians

III. Keynote Discussion and Q&A (11:15-11:55 am PST)

IV. Concluding Remarks and Thank You’s (11:55 am -12:00 pm PST)