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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.…

Five students, four of whom are listening to exhibition content using headphones, stand facing the banners and iPad kiosks that comprise the Native Voices traveling exhibition.

Native Voices Traveling Exhibition Stops at Kapi’olani Community College’s Lama Library

HONOLULU, HI — The Native Voices traveling exhibition, which was in the lobby of Kapi’olani Community College’s Lama Library throughout August 2015, fostered supporting activities and local interest. For example, Kapi’olani Community College supplemented the Native Voices traveling exhibition by creating an accompanying exhibit on Hawaiian medicinal herbs. The latter featured books from the Lama…