We are happy to share the news that the Indigenous Digital Archive project has received a National Leadership Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)! We'll kick off this fall at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture (MIAC). Check us out on Twitter at @NativeDocs or sign up for our email list (below) to find out when and how you can participate. We're excited to be working with a top notch software team to build our toolkit to help create effective access to these documents. We'll work with them in the fall to help design the interface.

Working in collaboration with the New Mexico State Library Tribal Libraries Program and the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, we'll start with a selection of open public records related to land and to the government Indian Boarding Schools. In our first phase we'll create access to digital images of over 78 linear feet of government records that have not been readily available to the people and communities they relate to.

For more on the project, you can read the announcement from the IMLS (click through for project docs), or see a bit of illustrated information here.. Or contact us! Email info @ native-docs.org , or Twitter @NativeDocs @AnnaNaruta

Looking forward to working with you in Fall 2016!