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RECOVERING VOICES. Documenting and Sustaining Endangered Languages and Knowledge.

This is a new Smithsonian Program that promises very useful use of the extensive Smithsonian collections and archives, as it intends to promote language revitalization through documentation, collection based projects and community collaboration.  It has been inspired by projects based … Continue reading

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First impressions of an impressive exhibit: “Living Our Cultures, Sharing Our Heritage. The First Peoples of Alaska"

I have been here in the Living Our Cultures exhibit in Anchorage Museum for a while now, but still get overwhelmed by it. Even though the architecture is simple, with a rectangular gallery mainly houses seven big glass cases (with … Continue reading

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Sharing Knowledge, through a collection website

What I first liked about this collection website is the richness in contextual information, which is so much more than the usual “tombstone information” (provenience, date, measurements, etc.) found on most online catalogs. Here each object record has the name … Continue reading

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