Documenting Indigenous Knowledge with Community Recording, May 2020 Registration
Time: (Mountain time, Edmonton, Alberta). 20 minute sessions ( plus 10 min for Q&A).
Location: Online. Upon registration, link will be emailed
Fees: $0. FREE.
Time: Monday, May 25, 2-2:30 pm MT Edmonton
Title: Documenting Indigenous Knowledge with Community Recording
Participants will learn the basics of using a handheld audio recorder for community recording in this interactive session. Community recording projects can encompass language documentation, oral history, traditional songs and stories, cultural practices, and much more. We’ll discuss the benefits of community recording projects, planning considerations, and how to create digital files that will last. Nick will provide a quick-start demo of the Zoom H6 Handy recorder and participants will co-create a checklist of inspiring practices for this work that will be shared after the session.
Presenter: Nick Ubels (he/him) is a settler librarian of Dutch, Irish, and Scottish descent, born and raised on traditional, ancestral, and unceded Katzie, Kwantlen, sc̓əwaθen, W̱SÁNEĆ, Semiahmoo, and Stó:lō territories. He is a recent graduate of the MLIS program at the UBC iSchool, where he completed the First Nations Curriculum Concentration. Prior to library school, Nick coordinated staff development and community programming for the Langley School District. He currently lives on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, sḵwx̱wú7mesh, and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ peoples and works as a Community Engagement Librarian at the UBC Learning Exchange alongside many urban Indigenous community members in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.
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This is part of the Maskwacis Cultural College Microlearning Series and is open to the public.
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Monday, May 25, 2-2:30 pm MT Edmonton
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