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Information on activities for 2007-2013 is available in the Final Report submittted to the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

To download program books and other information, follow the links below:

2017 Program--The October 9-12, 2017 International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums was held in Bernalillo, NM at the Santa Ana Pueblo-owned Tamaya Hyatt Regency.

2016 Program--The October 9-12, 2016 International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums was held in Phoenix, AZ at the Gila River Indian Community owned Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort and Spa. The event was attended by more than 800 individuals.

2015 Program -- The September 9-12, 2015 International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums was held in Washington, DC. The event was attended by more than 700 individuals from three continents.

2014 Program -- The June 9-12, 2014 International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums was held at the Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel and Conference Center in Palm Springs, California. The event was attended by more than 580 individuals from three continents.

2013 Program -- The June 10-13 International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums was held at the Santa Ana Pueblo-owned Hyatt Regency Tamaya in Albuqerque, New Mexico. The event was attended by a capacity audience of 560 people from three continents.

2012 Program -- The June 4-7, 2012 International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums was held at the Cherokee-owned Hard Rock Casino and Hotel in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The event was attended by more than 560 people people from three continents.

2011 Program Conference Final Report. From September 23-26, 2011, ATALM partnered with the Western Museums Association on the “Working Together to Move Forward” International Conference held in Honolulu, Hawaii. Additional sponsorship was provided by the Hawaii Museums Association and the Pacific Islands Museums Association.

2011 Institute Program From June 5-8, 2011 ATALM partnered with Fort Lewis College (Durango, CO) and the Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum (Ignacio, CO) to host an Indigenous Materials Institute.

2010 AASLH/ATALM Program
In September 2010, ATALM broke new ground when it partnered with the American Association for State and Local History to present tribal-specific programming at the 2010 Annual Meeting in Oklahoma City. ATALM and AASLH will again partner in September 2014 at the AASLH Annual Meeting in Minneapolis.

Intergovernmental Preparedness for Essential Records. -- In 2010, ATALM partnered with the Council of State Archivists Council of State Archivists, Homeland Security, and FEMA to provide tribal nations with eight weeks of training on essential records and emergency preparedness.

In 2009, ATALM launched the Tribal Heritage Research Fellowship project, which included a week-long research field trip to Washington, DC, an Introduction and Overview of Washington, DC Collecting Institutions workshop, followed by a workshop on producing digital documentaries.

2008 Institutes and Workshops in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Digitization Projects Workshop, August 11, 2008
Care and Handling of Photographs Institute, August 12-14, 2008
Tribal Libraries Institute, October 21-23, 2008

2012 Sustaining Indigenous Cultures Report -- From 2010 through 2011, ATALM documented the institutional structure, programs, and needs of the nation’s indigenous cultural organizations and worked with the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development and the Native Nations Institute at the University of Arizona to produce a landmark study on the status and needs of American Indian, Native Hawaiian, and Native Alaskan cultural organizations.

White Paper: 2005-2011 IMLS Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums Projects Impact Report

ATALM 2018 Conference

October 8-11, 2018
Mystic Lake Center
2400 Mystic Lake Boulevard
Prior Lake, MN 55372
952-445-9000