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Grant funds expansion of indigenous digital archiving

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – Representatives from indigenous archives across the country are at Washington State University through Thursday for planning and training on a free, open-source platform to help tribal communities share their digital cultural heritage. » More …

Golden grads, native tribes, more tap into digital resource

By J. Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences,
And Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

CDSC-smallPULLMAN, Wash. – In the early 1970s, the Tejon Indian Tribe in southern California essentially vanished from U.S. memory when it was mistakenly omitted from the Department of the Interior’s list of federally recognized tribes. It took until 2012 for the tribe to be “reaffirmed.” » More …

Powering cultural preservation: New grants expand archiving of indigenous treasures

photo-totem-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Just thinking about the box of fragile cassette tapes gives Kim Christen chills. Recorded on the thin ribbons was the last-known speaker of the Kiksht language, yet another vanishing treasure of Native American culture. » More …