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Film, Video Vanishing Pasts, Ethnographic Presents and Digital Futures: The Case of the Maasai Audiovisual Archives

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Title

  • Vanishing Pasts, Ethnographic Presents and Digital Futures: The Case of the Maasai Audiovisual Archives

Summary

  • This international documentary training program is discussed. This program aims to provide indigenous communities with the technical and methodological skills needed to record, maintain and preserve aspects of their traditional cultural heritage and public representations. The presentation provides an inside perspective into the aims, goals and initial results from the program. It is jointly produced by the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, the Maasai Cultural Heritage Foundation, a community-based organization of Maasai people in Laikipia, Kenya, the World Intellectual Property Organization in Switzerland and Duke University's Center for Documentary Studies.

Names

  • Library of Congress
  • Library of Congress. African and Middle Eastern Division, sponsoring body
  • American Folklife Center, sponsoring body

Created / Published

  • Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 2010-04-07.

Headings

  • -  Biography, History
  • -  Culture, Folklife

Notes

  • -  Classification: History (General) and History of Europe.
  • -  Guha Shankar.
  • -  Recorded on 2010-04-07.
  • -  Kids, Families.

Medium

  • 1 online resource

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2021688423

Online Format

  • video
  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Library Of Congress, Sponsoring Body Library Of Congress. African And Middle Eastern Division, and Sponsoring Body American Folklife Center. Vanishing Pasts, Ethnographic Presents and Digital Futures: The Case of the Maasai Audiovisual Archives. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -04-07, 2010. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021688423/.

APA citation style:

Library Of Congress, Library Of Congress. African And Middle Eastern Division, S. B. & American Folklife Center, S. B. (2010) Vanishing Pasts, Ethnographic Presents and Digital Futures: The Case of the Maasai Audiovisual Archives. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -04-07. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021688423/.

MLA citation style:

Library Of Congress, Sponsoring Body Library Of Congress. African And Middle Eastern Division, and Sponsoring Body American Folklife Center. Vanishing Pasts, Ethnographic Presents and Digital Futures: The Case of the Maasai Audiovisual Archives. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -04-07, 2010. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021688423/>.