For those interested in digital archiving and collective community-memory-making platforms - the Mukurtu Indigenous Archive Tool (alpha version) is a good example of how culture, politics, and other community practices can shape technology and impact the ways we share knowledge across time and space. Browse the alpha version http://www.mukurtuarchive.org/
Kimberly Christen, Assistant Professor of Comparative Ethnic Studies at Washington State University, will give a live demonstration of the tool during her talk at UW Seattle tomorrow afternoon:
Open and Shut: Digital Repatriation and the Circulation of Indigenous Knowledge
Thursday, Apr. 14, 2011 3:00 PM
UW Seattle Campus
Link to the UW Simpson Center Website for more info.