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PCI Webinar - Mission Not-Impossible! Genealogical Research for Native Americans

FREE for members (or $15/$20) - Participants will be able to know how to locate and use Native American census records, know how to locate and use tribal histories and records, understand the difference between state and federal recognition, and know how to locate and use the Dawes Rolls and Guion-Miller Roll.

11/29/2018
When: 11/29/2018
2 - 3 pm
Where: Online
United States
Contact: 513-751-4422


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PCI Webinar with June Power
Mission Not-Impossible!
Genealogical Research for Native Americans

Must register by Friday, November 23rd.

Are you curious about your Native American ancestry?  Have you done a DNA test and want to know more about your roots? Do you work in a field where you get genealogical questions and want to be able to better assist your customers? Do you just enjoy historical research? 

For many indigenous people living in the United States, their family history is something they want to learn more about.  However, many individuals find it is difficult to know exactly where to begin to trace Native American genealogy.  Many people mistakenly believe it is impossible to trace Native American ancestry. Fortunately, there are many available resources that can help you do just that.   

At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will be able to:

Know how to locate and use Native American census records
Know how to locate and use tribal histories and records
Understand the difference between state and federal recognition
Know how to locate and use the Dawes Rolls and the Guion-Miller Roll

Who should attend?

  • Staff that assist patrons with genealogy questions.
  • Reference staff.

Competencies Covered:

  • Adult and Older Adult Services

Presenter(s):

June Power is the Access Services/Reference Librarian for The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, managing circulation, course reserves, document delivery services, and copyright management. She is the managing department head and has also assisted with archival and special collections work, and genealogy.  She has taught American Library Association e-courses on genealogical research and is working on her certification through the Board of Genealogical Certification. She has presented at NCLA, the ILLiad Conference, the Ares Virtual Conference, the Azaela Coast Library Association Conference, and the Access Services Conference.  She is on the editorial board for the Journal of Access Services and has published a series of articles in that journal as well as several book chapters.

June works at the only university established as a state-sponsored school for Native Americans in the United States. She lives in Robeson County, NC, which is still the home of the Lumbee Tribe, with her husband, daughter, and a tribe of cats. 

CEUs:

OLC accepts 1 CEU.

KDLA accepts up to CEU.

ISL accepts up to 1 LEU/TLEU.

Price:

FREE for employees of Supporting Member Institutions 
$15 for everyone in Ohio
$20 for everyone else

 

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