Cline Library Image NAU.PH.2003.11.10.1.A9656 Cline Library Image NAU.PH. Cline Library Image NAU.PH.96.4.334.35 Cline Library Image NAU.PH. Protocols for Native American Archival Materials

The Protocols



Laws and Ethical Codes


Contact Information

First Archivist Circle

The following organizations, institutions, and Native American communities endorse the principles expressed in the Protocols for Native American Archival Materials.  The contributors to and early adopters of the Protocols recognize that the recommended guidelines for best professional practice are non-binding.  Libraries, archives, and communities are encouraged to implement the Protocols to the fullest extent possible.


American Association for State and Local History

First Archivist Circle

Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs

Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs Resource Centre

Native American Archives Section, Society of American Archivists

Society of American Archivists (Press Release)

Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums

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