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New ALA President and Indian Literacy

“The American Library Association is the oldest and largest library organization in the world. Recently, Loriene Roy of the White Earth Ojibwe Reservation in Minnesota was elected as President of the ALA. This marks the first time that an American Indian will hold this prestigious position. But what kind of impact can this unprecedented move have on tribal library systems? Can a Native president of the ‘voice of America ’s libraries’ help to raise the literacy rates among Native people?” Listen to the program on Native America Calling: The National Electronic Talking Circle.

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