Madden Library Native Voices Exhibition Sept 19 - Oct 23

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Madden Library Native Voices Exhibition Sept 19 - Oct 23

Postby ciwathen » Mon Sep 19, 2016 3:52 pm

The Henry Madden Library Diversity Committee

NATIVE VOICES: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness
A Traveling Exhibition in the Fresno State Henry Madden Library
September 19 – October 23, 2016
In the Leon S. Peters Ellipse Gallery
2nd floor, North Wing

September 23, 2016

5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
RSVP at: (enter code LIBVOICES)

An interactive exhibition that examines concepts of health and medicine among contemporary American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawai’ians and features interviews with more than 100 tribal leaders, healers, physicians, educators and others.

The Native Voices app is available for download at: ... 26050?mt=8

This is a free public event open during normal Library hours. Parking may be restricted. Please visit a campus parking kiosk.

For event information, including disability accommodations or access, contact Julie Moore at 559.278.5813 or

For additional exhibition information, visit:

Traveling exhibition sponsored by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the American Library Association.

The U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) developed and produced Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness. The American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office, in partnership with NLM, tours the exhibition to America’s libraries.

September 23 - December 9, 2016
Madden Library Special Collections Research Center
4th floor, South Wing
This is a free public exhibition from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday; only when the Library is open.
Parking may be restricted. Please visit a campus parking kiosk.

Sponsored by the Henry Madden Library Diversity Committee, this local exhibition of the Native Voices project presents a glimpse into the tribal cultures of the San Joaquin Valley and foothills. The exhibition will feature displays of basketry, foods and medicines, social activities, health resources and educational references and literature. A running slideshow of photographs will also be available.

Co-curated by Carly Tex (Western Mono) and Mandy Marine (Western Mono/Maidu) with Julie Moore and Adam Wallace (Special Collections Research Center).

Sponsors for the exhibition include the Henry Madden Library, the Madden Library Diversity Committee, the Madden Library Special Collections and Research Center, the Arne Nixon Center for the Study of Children's Literature, the Fresno State American Indian Faculty and Staff Association, the Fresno State Center for Creativity and the Arts, the College of Arts and Humanities at Fresno State and the President’s Commission on Human Resources and Equity.

Related Links:

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Madden Library Event Page: ... nd-illness

Madden Library Diversity Committee Facebook Page: @MaddenLibraryDiversity

Madden Library Facebook Page: @HenryMaddenLibrary

Madden Library Instagram and Twitter Page: @MaddenLibrary #NativeVoices
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