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Sandy Littletree

CV Ph.D. Candidate, Part-Time Lecturer
sandy505@uw.edu
Mary Gates Hall

Specialization

  • Information Management in Native American Settings
  • Native American Systems of Knowledge

Biography

Sandy Littletree (Diné/Eastern Shoshone) is a PhD Candidate in the Information School at the University of Washington. Her current research interests include Indigenous Librarianship and Indigenous systems of knowledge.

Education

  • University of Washington, 2015
  • MSIS, University of Texas at Austin, 2006
  • MA, Curriculum and Instruction, New Mexico State University, 2004

Awards

  • Cobell Summer Graduate Research Fellowship, 2017
  • Presidential Fellowship - GO-MAP, 2012

Consulting and Other Projects

  • Tribal College Librarians Institute (TCLI), 2017

Memberships

  • American Indian Library Association
  • American Library Association
  • REFORMA

Publications and Contributions

  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Knowledge Organization from an Indigenous Perspective: The Mashantucket Pequot Thesaurus of American Indian Terminology Project (2015)
    Cataloging & Classification Quarterly Special Issue - Indigenous Knowledge Organization, Volume 53, Issue 5-6, Page 640-657 Authors: Sandra Littletree, Cheryl Metoyer
  • Book, Chapter in Non-Scholarly Book-New
    Advocacy and Marketing for the Tribal Library (2011)
    Tribal libraries, archives, and museums: Preserving our language, memory, and lifeways Author: Sandra Littletree
  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
    Communities of Practice in Residency Programs: The NCSU Libraries Fellows Program (2011)
    The New Graduate Experience: Post-MLS Residency Programs and Early Career Librarianship, ISBN/ISSN: 9781591588863 Authors: Sandra Littletree, Hyun-Duck Chung
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Knowledge River: A case study of a library and information science program focusing on Latino and Native American perspectives (2010)
    Library Trends, Volume 59 , Issue 2 Authors: Patricia Montiel-Overall, Sandra Littletree
  • Conference Paper
    Honoring Generations: Developing the Next Generation of Native Librarians (2008)
    Proceedings of the First Joint Conference of Librarians of Color, Page 293-304 Author: Sandra Littletree
  • Conference Poster
    "Native Systems of Knowledge" (poster)
    Research Fair 2014 Authors: Cheryl A. Metoyer, Sandra Littletree, Miranda Belarde-Lewis, Marissa Duarte, Juan-Carlos Chavez, Ross Braine, Tess Cervantes, Ivette Bayo Urban, Sheryl Day
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Knowledge Organization from an Indigenous Perspective: The Mashantucket Pequot Thesaurus of American Indian Terminology Project
    Cataloging & Classification Quarterly - Special Issue Authors: Cheryl A. Metoyer, Sandra Littletree

Presentations

  • Archival Education That Serves the Needs of Tribal Archivists and Communities (2017)
    Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting - Portland, OR
  • Sharing Stories of Tribal Libraries: History, Sovereignty, and Empowerment (2017)
    2017 International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums (ATALM) - Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico
  • Exploring the PhD Option (2015)
    IFLA New Professionals Special Interest Group webinar series - webinar
  • Indigenous Librarianship: A Pathway to Revitalizing Culturally Informed Senses (2013)
    12th Annual Symposium of Native & Indigenous Scholarship at the University of Washington - Seattle, WA
  • We are All Related: Relationality and Cultivating Communities of Practice for Indigenous Librarians? (2013)
    Alaska Native Libraries Archives Museums Summit - Anchorage, AK