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Honoring Our Elders

The American Indian Library Association announces the establishment of a Distinguished Service Award for active and retired AILA members - HONORING OUR ELDERS.

Criteria - Nominees should have demonstrated, over a period of years:
    * Significant and continuous service to the ongoing operations and growth of the American Indian Library Association;

    * Service to Indian communities and exceptional progress in his/her career development that has resulted in specific and extraordinary service to the American Indian Library Association;

    * Work for the improvement in library and information services for and to American Indian people.
Eligibility - Open to all active and retired members of AILA

Deadline for Nominations - May 15, 2012

Letters of Nomination should address the criteria, plus any other relevant points that the nominator wishes to include, and should be sent to: David Ongley

Past Recipients
    * David Ongley (2009)
    * Bonnie Biggs (2006)

    * Lotsee Patterson (2003)