Elizabeth Lindsey: Curating humanity’s heritage

From ted.com: It’s been said that when an elder dies, it’s as if a library is burned. Anthropologist Elizabeth Lindsey, a National Geographic Fellow, collects the deep cultural knowledge passed down as stories and lore. Elizabeth Lindsey is a fellow of the National Geographic Society. Her mission: to keep ancestral […]

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Intangible Cultural Heritage Research and Documentation lecture

Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) Research and Documentation by Dr. Kate Hennessy, Simon Fraser University’s School of Interactive Arts and Technology in Surrey, British Columbia

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Kate Hennessy discussing her work

See also Repatriation, Digital Media, and Culture in the Virtual Museum Kate Hennessy is an Assistant Professor specializing in Media at Simon Fraser University’s School of Interactive Arts and Technology. She is an anthropologist and new media artist with a PhD in Anthropology from the University of British Columbia and […]

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Indigenous Peoples and the United Nations

I encourage you to visit Rebecca Sommer’s website for more incredible documentary work.

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Wade Davis: Dreams from endangered cultures

From ted.com: With stunning photos and stories, National Geographic Explorer Wade Davis celebrates the extraordinary diversity of the world’s indigenous cultures, which are disappearing from the planet at an alarming rate. A National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence, he has been described as “a rare combination of scientist, scholar, poet and passionate defender […]

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Juliana Rotich: Meet BRCK, Internet access built for Africa

From ted.com: Tech communities are booming all over Africa, says Nairobi-based Juliana Rotich, cofounder of the open-source software Ushahidi. But it remains challenging to get and stay connected in a region with frequent blackouts and spotty Internet hookups. So Rotich and friends developed BRCK, offering resilient connectivity for the developing […]

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Reviving Our Culture, Mapping Our Future

The story behind a group of indigenous communities from around the world, who are using new methods to communicate their message to the rest of the world.

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