Bridging the Past and Future: Improving Library Services for the Native American Community
Native American Heritage Month Free Symposium

Webcasts Ashley Minner

In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, the San José State University School of Information hosted a free symposium to discuss Native American library services.


  1. Welcome (10:00 – 10:05 a.m. PST) – Dr. Anthony Chow, SJSU iSchool Director
  2. Keynote (10:05 – 10:25 a.m. PST) – Ashley Minner, Assistant Curator for History and Culture at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
  3. The Diverse Voices of the Native American Community (10:25 – 11:10 a.m. PST) – Panelists: Dr. Kim Sellers, Lynette Dial, Duane Yazzie, Dr. Melinda Lowery, Jody Cummins; Moderator: Naomi Bishop
  4. Best Practices in Library Services for Native American Communities (11:10 – 11:55 a.m. PST)
  5. Concluding Remarks (11:55 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PST)

Zoom Recording:

The video recording will be posted in about two weeks.