Exploring the intersection of Indigeneity & ICTs


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 […]


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 […]


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), […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


CFP: Decolonizing the Digital: First Peoples’ On-Line Presence

From the use of social media during the Idle No More movement to the growth of on-line magazines and educational platforms, Canada’s First Peoples are increasingly using the internet as a space of resistance, community development, and as a platform for sharing and preserving language and tradition. The essay collection Decolonizing the Digital: First Peoples’ […]


Living Archive of Aboriginal Languages: a digital archive of endangered Indigenous literature

Note: I just added this to the Resources Database, but felt that it should also be featured here in the blog. About the Living Archive of Aboriginal Languages The Living Archive of Aboriginal Languages is an open access, online repository comprising digital versions of language materials produced in Literature Production Centres, language centres and other […]


Update: 1st Int’l Congress of Cultural Heritage and New Technologies schedule posted

This conference has concluded is now housed in the Resources Database. Back in July, I posted the CFP for the 1st International Congress of Cultural Heritage and New Technologies: A contemporary view. The Congress – being held in Mexico City from December 3-6 – is an effort to establish an academic and inclusive dialogue with […]

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