Indigenous Subject Headings Modifications

Indigenous Subject Headings Modifications

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Ms. Cameron from Red River College presented at the MCC's Microlearing session on May 4, 2020. Manitoba Archives Project  - Formed a working group (Camille Callison - U of M Indigenous Services Librarian, Christine Bone - U of M Metadata Librarian, Brett Lougheed - U of W Archivist; Terry Reilly -  Manitoba Archives, Janet La France – St. Boniface Historical Genealogist).  Mandate:  ‘to find problematic Library of Congress Subject Headings  and to replace the term “Indian” wherever possible.’  Consulted with Indigenous experts, both local and from around the world over many months.  Questioned Manitoba Bands about what names they call their own people. Results: 1093 changed or deleted headings and 120 new headings added. Lists were sent to Indigenous leaders and communities around the province.

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