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The Indigitization Tool Kit for First Nations Community Digitization Projects Lam, Mimi; Lawson, Gerry; Khelsilem; Rivers, Dustin; Laszlo, Krisztina


Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and was part of the Aboriginal Unhistory Month month-long series of events at UBC.The Indigitization Tool Kit is a how-to resource for First Nations communities digitizing cultural materials, such as open reel audio tapes from oral histories. Special guest Khelsilem will also speak about his involvement in the project. Presenters include Mimi Lam (UBC Librarian, Digital Projects), Gerry Lawson (Oral History Lab Coordinator, Audrey & Harry Hawthorn Library & Archives at MOA), and special guest Khelsilem (formerly Dustin Rivers), a Squamish/ Kwakwaka’wakw student, cultural educator and language enthusiast. This event is part of the Aboriginal (Un)History Month events, coordinated by UBC Library, in partnership with the Musqueam Indian Band, the Centre for Teaching and Learning Technology and the Museum of Anthropology. This event took place at the Dodson Room (302), Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 1961 East Mall, University of British Columbia, on June 25, 2012.

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