Presentation Title

Keynote Address

Presenter Information

Camille Callison

Session Length

1 hour

Location

HL 190

Start Date

27-4-2020 9:15 AM

End Date

27-4-2020 10:15 AM

Abstract

Speaker bio:

Camille Callison is a Tahltan Nation member, a PhD student (Anthropology) and the Indigenous Strategies Librarian at the University of Manitoba. She is from BC, an alumna of TRU (Williams Lake campus) and completed a BA (Anthropology) and M.L.I.S. (First Nations Concentration) at UBC then moved to Winnipeg in 2012 to become the first Indigenous Services Librarian at the University of Manitoba. Camille is a passionate cultural activist who currently serves as the Chair of IFLA Indigenous Matters Section, a member of the NFB Indigenous Advisory Group and a member of Canada’s Steering Committee on Archives – Truth & Reconciliation Commission Taskforce. She has served in many capacities including as a Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA-FCAB) board member; Chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Committee then subsequently Chair/Past Chair of Indigenous Matters Committee and as a Copyright Committee member. Camille was also Vice-Chair, Memory of the World Committee, Canadian Commission for UNESCO, that founded Canada’s national program.

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Apr 27th, 9:15 AM Apr 27th, 10:15 AM

Keynote Address

HL 190

Speaker bio:

Camille Callison is a Tahltan Nation member, a PhD student (Anthropology) and the Indigenous Strategies Librarian at the University of Manitoba. She is from BC, an alumna of TRU (Williams Lake campus) and completed a BA (Anthropology) and M.L.I.S. (First Nations Concentration) at UBC then moved to Winnipeg in 2012 to become the first Indigenous Services Librarian at the University of Manitoba. Camille is a passionate cultural activist who currently serves as the Chair of IFLA Indigenous Matters Section, a member of the NFB Indigenous Advisory Group and a member of Canada’s Steering Committee on Archives – Truth & Reconciliation Commission Taskforce. She has served in many capacities including as a Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA-FCAB) board member; Chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Committee then subsequently Chair/Past Chair of Indigenous Matters Committee and as a Copyright Committee member. Camille was also Vice-Chair, Memory of the World Committee, Canadian Commission for UNESCO, that founded Canada’s national program.