Lara Maestro talks about knowledge-keeping practices and living archives in the Philippines from her thesis, “Alternative Becomings, Alternative Belongings: Cordillera Case Studies of Records in Context,” and the values and framework that guided her work, which include participation, solidarity, and social justice.
You can check out more of Lara’s community organizing work at Sulong at UBC on their Instagram and Facebook pages.
The cover art is done by our friend Andrea Lukic.
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Because libraries and archives are never neutral. Taking a closer look at the relationships between organizing information and community organizing. We talk to information professionals, activists, and other insightful folks who have thoughts about what we mean when we say, “knowledge is power”. Hosted by two new librarians figuring things out as we go. We are based on the unceded and ancestral territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.