Leslie McCartney

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Leslie McCartney

Associate professor and oral history curator, Oral History Program

University affiliation

  • Elmer E. Rasmuson Library
  • Alaska and Polar Regions Collections and Archives
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (Fairbanks)

Contact information

Media contact

Marmian Grimes

Areas of expertise

  • Indigenous studies
  • Library science

Research interests/biography

Oral history; archiving audio/vidual materials, Dene history and culture in Canada and Alaska, oral sources Specializes in organizing and administering oral history projects and archiving and preserving audio and video interviews. She teaches Dene History and Culture in Canada and Alaska (offered every two years) and Oral Sources. She also conducts training sessions for interested groups/parties who wish to conduct oral history projects or students who wish to record and perhaps archive material in a specific project.