The OMA at SAA 2012

Last week the OMA traveled south to San Diego to attend the Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting!

There were a variety of sessions that pertained to the OMA including presentations regarding Native American Archives, participatory archives, donor relations, and collaborating with traditionally underrepresented communities to make their histories more visible.

Be sure to check out the Annual Meeting Program (PDF) for a full list of all the sessions

Sessions the OMA attended include:

Native American Archives Roundtable (NAAR)

109 Listening In to Conversations Across Borders, Native American Archives

 203 To the Community and Beyond: Engaging Users to Interact with Participatory Archives

303 Things They Never Taught You in Grad School: Donor Relations

409 Asian and Pacific Islanders (API) Creating Diverse and Collaborative Community Archival Methods

506 Removing Barriers and Creating Bridges: Archives, Development, and Advocacy

604 A Bilingual History: Promoting Spanish Language Collections to Tell the History of the American West and Mexico

707 Crossing Borders: Barriers to Documenting the Underdocumented


You may have noticed that we haven’t posted in while and that’s because we have been busy planning for the Oregon Tribal Archives Institute that starts this Sunday. We are very excited and will be sure to post all about it!

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