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Camille Callison


University Librarian


Camille Callison brings expert knowledge and lived experience to our conversation about Indigenous Knowledges and relationship building in library, archival and cultural memory praxis. Camille is a Tāłtān Nation member, the University Librarian at the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV), and a passionate cultural activist pursuing a PhD in Anthropology at the University of Manitoba dedicated to critically examining the relationship between cultural memory institutions and the continued survival and activation of Indigenous knowledges, languages and cultures. Among many other contributions, Camille serves as the Chair of IFLA Professional Division H and a member of IEEE P2890™ Recommended Practice for Provenance of Indigenous Peoples’ Data, OCLC Reimagine Descriptive Workflows Advisory Group, NISO Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion subcommittee and the Canadian Truth and Reconciliation Commission Taskforce on Archives. She is committed to advancing matters related to Indigenous peoples and creating meaningful change related to equity, diversity, and inclusivity within cultural memory professions.


Callison, Camille, and Lyle Ford. 2022. “An Introductory Indigenous Cultural Competency Training Program in the Academic Environment.” In Implementing Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: A Handbook for Academic Libraries, edited by Corliss Lee and Brian Lym, 368–83. American Library Association.,

Callison, Camille, Ann Ludbrook, Victoria Owen, and Kim Nayyer. 2021. “Engaging Respectfully with Indigenous Knowledges: Copyright, Customary Law, and Cultural Memory Institutions in Canada.” KULA: Knowledge Creation, Dissemination, and Preservation Studies 5 (1).,

Daigneault, Taylor, Amy Mazowita, Candida Rifkind, and Camille Callison. 2019. “Indigenous Comics and Graphic Novels: An Annotated Bibliography.” Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures 11 (1): i–xxxvi.

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