Panels from the Native Voices traveling exhibition stand in front of windows at Egan Library

Native Voices Visits Alaska’s Capital City

JUNEAU, AK — The Native Voices traveling exhibition visited Alaska’s capital at the University of Alaska Southeast during fall and early winter 2015. “The Native Voices exhibition was a beautiful, stimulating addition to the library [last] semester,” said Jonas A. Lamb, Public Services Librarian at the university’s Egan Library. The university is located in Alaska’s southeastern territory…

Group photo

The Arizona Health Sciences Library Hosts a Native Voices Conference, Traveling Exhibition

TUCSON, AZ–The Arizona Health Sciences Library (AHSL) at the University of Arizona welcomed the National Library of Medicine’s (NLM) Director Emeritus as part of a day-long conference in mid-October. During a luncheon speech at AHSL’s Native Voices in the Southwest conference, Dr. Donald A.B. Lindberg MD discussed his journeys to diverse Native American, Alaska Native,…

Dr. Lindberg reads from a diary as others look on.

The Moment that Launched the Native Voices Exhibition

ANCHORAGE, AK–This 2005 photo–sent recently by Ted Mala, MD (former Commissioner of Health and Social Services in Alaska)–captures a moment that eventually led to the National Library of Medicine’s Native Voices: Native People’s Concepts of Health and Illness Exhibition. The photo portrays an epiphany (soon reinforced by similar experiences) that over time persuaded Donald A.B.…