I replaced over 18,000 instances of the "Indians of North America" subject heading with "Indigenous peoples--North America" in our catalogue, based on:

Bone, Christine. (2016). Modifications to the Library of Congress Subject Headings for use by Manitoba archives. Paper presented at: IFLA WLIC 2016 – Columbus, OH Retrieved from: library.ifla.org/1328/

Now working on over a thousand other records with variations such as ending in a period...

Curse you MARC punctuation!


<subfield code="a">Indians of North America -- Canada -- Economic Autochtones -- Canada.</subfield>

No this is not how subject headings work!

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