To the Heroes of Cultural Preservation, Happy International Archives Day!
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To the Heroes of Cultural Preservation, Happy International Archives Day!

by Naomi House  Happy International Archives Day to the Heroes of Cultural Preservation! All of us at T160K want to wish a Happy International Archives Day to the heroes of cultural preservation; the archivists, technicians and others in related fields like libraries who do the hard work so that our human heritage is preserved! This … Continue reading

How Translating Documentaries Into Africa’s Local Languages Preserves Them
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How Translating Documentaries Into Africa’s Local Languages Preserves Them

by Naomi House How Translating Documentaries Into Africa’s Local Languages Preserves Them I was watching a wonderful documentary on my local PBS or Create network channel over the weekend that focused on ecological preservation of communities in Ethiopia and Peru, but noticed something very disconcerting.  When the people being interviewed were translated the subtitles said something … Continue reading

How Women Are Preserving the Ancient Islamic Scholarship of Africa
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How Women Are Preserving the Ancient Islamic Scholarship of Africa

by Naomi House In Bamako, Mali in a building housing the archival boxes that hold the treasure of Timbuktu, its rescued manuscripts, sit a group of catalogers working at the immensely important task of discerning just what ancient wisdom each tome holds.  The rescued, now preserved collection, houses everything from legal documents to mathematics books … Continue reading