Band and Tribal Libraries: What Mainstream Public Libraries Can Learn from Them

Breu, Reegan D.
October 2003
Feliciter;2003, Vol. 49 Issue 5, p254
Discusses the values inherent in band and tribal libraries and their comparison with those that constitute the foundation of mainstream libraries in North America. Focus of band and tribal libraries on cultural survival and self-determination; Integration of band libraries with other on-reserve facilities; Role of Aboriginal peoples to the mission and services of band libraries; Question of whether mainstream libraries can meet the needs of Aboriginal peoples.


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