Exploring the intersection of Indigeneity & ICTs

The Ethnos Project is a research portal and resource database that explores the intersection of Indigeneity and ICTs through a broad range of inquiry including digital humanities, intangible cultural heritage and language preservation, culture and development, human computer interaction, Indigenous media, etc. [Read more]

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CFP: 2nd Int’l Congress on Cultural Heritage and New Technologies

The National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) in Mexico City, in its mission to safeguard cultural heritage, seeks to stay ahead in the application of new technologies for the conservation, research and dissemination of heritage. In this effort it convenes the Second International Congress on Cultural Heritage and new technologies. You are invited to […]

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Gathering to Connect Indigenous Language Digital Activists in Colombia

Colombia is linguistically diverse with more than 60 indigenous languages spoken by approximately 1 million people across the country. These living languages contain rich cultural traditions and knowledge passed down from generation to generation. Many indigenous communities face unique challenges as they seek to ensure that the next generation maintains their native languages. However, the […]

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CFP: International Conference on Culture and Computing

17-19 October, 2015 | Kyoto University, Japan Call for Papers Culture and Computing is a new research area which aims to overcome different cultural issues in international communities using information and communication technologies (ICT). There are various research directions in the relations between culture and computing: to archive cultural heritages via ICT (cf. digital archives), […]

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SharingStories Foundation: innovation through technology & cultural understanding via oral traditions

About SharingStories Foundation From the organization’s website: SharingStories Foundation (SSF) works with multiple art forms, in dynamic relationship with stories, creating multi-media outcomes. The Foundation supports Indigenous communities to hold, share and transmit languages, stories and culture for present and future generations. We also work with communities to promote a deeper understanding of ATSI cultural […]

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Open Source Code for Endangered Languages

This just in from the Indigenous Language and Technology (ILAT) listserv… Richard Littauer writes: “I have been building a document linking any and all open source code I could find that may be useful to indigenous, minority, under resourced, and endangered languages. It has now gotten to the stage where I think it can be […]

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Mexico’s INAH announces digital edition of the Codex Mendoza

The bilingual digital edition of the Codex Mendoza is the first attempt in the world to create a digital resource that permits an in-depth study of a Mexican codex and that allows a virtual repatriation of it. Digital Codex Mendoza is freely available through its website and through the iTunes store. The resource is oriented […]

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Free Books! a list of free e-pubs in the Ethnos Project Resources Database

Happy New Year! Here, have some free books! This collection of 29 e-publications spans the years 2002-2014 and contains over 3,000 pages of top-notch scholarship, hard-earned field wisdom, best practices and more. Yes, the list is a bit eclectic (and some items are fraying around the digital edges), but it does a fair job of […]

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