Decolonial Archival Futures (Paperback)

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Decolonial Archival Futures (Paperback)


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Providing examples of successful approaches to unsettling Western archival paradigms from Canada, the United States, New Zealand, and Australia, this book showcases vital community archival work that will illuminate decolonial archival practices for archivists, curators, heritage practitioners, and others responsible for the stewardship of materials by and about Indigenous communities.

Krista McCracken is an award winning public historian and archivist.  They work as a Researcher/Curator at Algoma University’s Arthur A. Wishart Library and Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre, in Baawating (Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario) on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabe and Métis people.  Krista’s research focuses on community archives, Residential Schools, access, and outreach. Krista is an editor of the popular Canadian history website In 2020, they won the best article in Indigenous History prize awarded by the Canadian Historical Association’s Indigenous History Group for their article “Challenging Colonial Spaces: Reconciliation and Decolonizing Work in Canada’s Archives.”  

Product Details ISBN: 9780838937150
ISBN-10: 0838937152
Publisher: ALA Neal-Schuman
Publication Date: August 7th, 2023
Pages: 112
Language: English