Mary Jane Cedar Face

Mary Jane Cedar Face


  • Subject Areas:

    • Anthropology

    • University Seminar

    • Native American Studies

    • PSU Social Work Program

    • Sociology

  • Other:

    • Editor of BookMarks, the Newsletter of Hannon Library

    • Coordination of Acquisitions and Periodicals

    • Oversight of Special Collections/University Archives

    • Library Donor Relations and Marketing

    • Liaison to Friends of Hannon Library


Contact Information


Campus Activities

  • University Curriculum Committee

  • Library Collection Development Team, Chair

  • Library Electronic Resources Team

  • Library Periodicals Review Team, Chair

  • Library Public Relations Team, Chair


Regional Activities

  • Jackson County READS Planning Team

  • Orbis Cascade Collection Development & Management Committee


Selected Recent Scholarly Activity

  • Review: Encyclopedia of Native Tribes of North America by Michael Johnson. Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries. April 2008.

  • Review: Mesquaki History. (CD-ROM) State Historical Society of Iowa. Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries. February, 2007, p. 1043.

  • Review: American Indian History Online. Facts on File. (Internet Resource) Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries. January, 2007, p. 806

  • Review: Chief George Manuel Memorial Library and the Fourth World Documentation Archive, Center for World Indigenous Studies. (Internet Resource). Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries. September, 2006, p. 170.

  • Review: A Seat at the Table: Huston Smith in Conversation with Native Americans on Religious Freedom, by Huston Smith, edited by Phil Cousineau with Gary Rhine. Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries. May, 2006, pg. 1620.

  • Review:  “Native American Issues: A Reference Handbook, by William N. Thompson.”   Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries.  March, 2006, pg. 1208.

  • Review:  “Peoples, Nations, and Cultures:  An A-Z of the Peoples of the World, Past and Present, ed. by John M. MacKenzie. Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries.  October, 2005, pg. 273.

  • “Mourning and Burial Practices.”  5,000 word essay in volume 2 of American Indian Religious Traditions:  An Encyclopedia.  Ed. by Suzanne J. Crawford and Dennis F. Kelley.  ABC-CLIO, 2005.  v. 2, pg. 573-584.

  • “A Digital Library to Serve a Region:  The Bioregion and First Nations Collections of the Southern Oregon Digital Archives.” (with D. Hollens)  Reference and User Services Quarterly. 44:2, Winter 2004, pg. 116-121.

  • “Big Times/Little Times.”  (Subsection on the First Nations Collection in SODA)  News from Native California.  18:1, Fall 2004, pg. 42-43.

  • Review:  “The Pawnee Nation:  An Annotated Bibliography.”  Choice:  Current Reviews for Academic Libraries.  42:3, November 2004, pg. 460-462.

  • Review:  Native American Documents Project.” Choice:  Current Reviews for Academic Libraries.  41:10, June 2004, pg. 1946.

  • “Southern Oregon Digital Archives:  Preserving a Unique Bioregion and its Ethnohistory.  College and Research Library News.  65:4, April 2004, pg. 193. 

  • Review:  Indian Placenames in America; v. 1;  Cities, Towns, and Villages, by Sandy Nestor.   Choice:  Current Reviews for Academic Libraries.  41:6, February 2004, pg. 1062.

  • Review:  Kappler Revisited:  An Index and Bibliographic Guide to American Indian Treaties, by Charles D. Bernholz.  Choice:  Current Reviews for Academic Libraries.  41:5, January 2004, pg. 886.

  • Review:  “Indian People of the Northern Great Plains.”  Choice:  Current Reviews for Academic Libraries  41:2, October 2003, pg. 402.

  • Review:  Native Americans, by Donald A. Grinde (Ed.).  Choice:  Current Reviews for Academic Libraries.  40:8, April 2003, pg., 1348.

  • “Southern Oregon Digital Archives Established.”  Easy Access:  Newsletter of the Northwest Archivists.  29:3, March 2003, pg. 12.

  • Review:  American Indian history, ed. by Carole A. Barrett.  Salem Press, 2003.  Choice:  Current Reviews for Academic Libraries.  40:7, March 2003, pg. 1164.

  • Review:  “The World Wide Web virtual library: Indigenous studies.” Choice:  Current Reviews for Academic Libraries.  40:5, January 2003, pg. 878-879.

  • Review: Johnson, Troy. R. Distinguished Native American Spiritual Practitioners and Healers. (Oryx, 2002) Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries. December 2002.

  • "Mourning and Burial Practices" (Pan-Indian). American Indian Religious Traditions: An Encyclopedia (3 volumes). ABC-CLIO, 2003 (forthcoming 2003, 5,000 word article submitted and accepted for publication 8/2002)

  • Review: Champagne, Duane and Jay Strauss. Native American Studies in Higher Education: Models for Collaboration between Universities and Indigenous Nations. (Altamira, 2002) Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries. October 2002.

  • Review: Lennon, Rachal Mills. Tracing Ancestors Among the Five Civilized Tribes: Southeastern Indians Prior to Removal. (Genealogical Publishing, 2002.) Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries. July 2002.

  • "Integrating Information Literacy Skills into the Curriculum."  RSR:  Reference Services Review, Fall/Winter 1998.

  • Review: "Fourth World Documentation Project (FWDP)." College and Research Library News. 58:4, April, 1997. pg. 278.

  • "Women's Work:  Gender Roles in Lakota Society," paper presented at the Annual Conference of the American Society for Ethnohistory, Kalamazoo, MI, November 5, 1995.

  • "Internet Reviews: National Indian Policy Center."  College and Research Library News, 55(8), September 1994, pp. 510-511.

  • "Beyond the F1 Key: Thinking and Teaching the Internet within the Curriculum," Paper presented at the Joint Program of the College Library Section/Bibliographic Instruction Section of the American Library Association, ALA Annual Conference, June 1994.

  • "The Lakota Giveaway and the Social, Economic, and Ritual Empowerment of Lakota Women." Paper presented at the American Society for Ethnohistory Annual Conference, November 1993, Bloomington, Illinois.




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