When Tradition Met Technology: The Chilkat Valley Fingerprints Project
When Tradition Met Technology: The Chilkat Valley Fingerprints Project


The Haines Borough Public Library and the Chilkoot Indian Association worked together on a project to share Native cultural knowledge and to offer basic literacy and technology programs to help the members of their rural, isolated community. The results: new energy and programs that empower residents with a solid foundation of traditional life skills to weather hard times, technical literacy for twenty-first century success, and mutual understanding and respect. Read More

 
Dialogues on Immigration: Empowering New Voices
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Immigration is a part of our national history and heritage, yet immigration issues often remain divisive and emotionally charged. Thanks to a project led by the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience, professionals from 20 museums across the country have united to make local museums productive and safe forums for exploring the historic context and current challenges of immigration. Read More

 
Play the Past -- Reinventing the Fieldtrip for 21st Century Learners
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With IMLS funding, and in partnership with the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Games Learning Society, the Minnesota Historical Society is using mobile and web technology to create self-directed, personalized, responsive fieldtrip experiences. Read More