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SandyLittletree

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PhD Candidate, Part-Time Lecturer
Office: 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) (Academic), 2017

Memberships

  • American Indian Library Association
  • American Library Association
  • REFORMA

Areas of Expertise

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 (2006)
    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, Marisa 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
  • "Sharing Stories of Tribal Libraries: History, Sovereignty, and Empowerment" (2017)
    2017 International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums (ATALM)
  • "Exploring the PhD Option" (2015)
    IFLA New Professionals Special Interest Group webinar series
  • "Indigenous Librarianship: A Pathway to Revitalizing Culturally Informed Senses" (2013)
    12th Annual Symposium of Native & Indigenous Scholarship at the University of Washington
  • "We are All Related: Relationality and Cultivating Communities of Practice for Indigenous Librarians?" (2013)
    Alaska Native Libraries Archives Museums Summit