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Indigenous language and cultural knowledge preservation one byte at a time

February 27, 2015]

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Indigenous language and cultural knowledge preservation one byte at a time ***This article originally appeared on aboriginal.ubc.ca By Kevin Ward on June 20, 2014 UBC partners work with BC First Nations to enable digitization of valuable recordings June 20, 2014 … Continue reading

 

 

With an Eye on the Future, First Nations in Canada Are Switching From Audio Cassettes to Digital

“While not quite obsolete, audio cassettes are losing their appeal as long-term storage solutions of sound recordings. Many First Nations communities across British Columbia, Canada, are in possession of hundreds of cassette tapes filled with hours and hours of audio recordings of elder stories, traditional songs, and other key elements of their culture…” Read the article on Global Voices, also available inĀ French, Spanish, Malagasy, Italian, and Japanese.