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Changing the Default: Taking Aboriginal Systems of Accountability Seriously
(World Anthropologies Network, 2006-05)
In what follows, the author examines how recent indigenous digital projects challenge both expanded copyright laws as a means to “protect” indigenous culture and the very notion of “communal” rights as the primary state ...
Opening Archives: Respectful Repatriation
(American Archivist, 2011)
In the last twenty years, many collecting institutions have heeded the calls by indigenous activists to integrate indigenous models and knowledge into mainstream practices. The digital terrain poses both possibilities and ...
Does Information Really Want to be Free? Indigenous Knowledge Systems and the Question of Openness
(International Journal of Communication, 2012)
The "information wants to be free" meme was born some 20 years ago from the free and open source software development community. In the ensuing decades, information freedom has merged with debates over open access, digital ...
Tracking Properness: Repackaging Culture in a Remote Australian Town
(Cultural Anthropology, 2006-08)
This article examines the production and circulation of digitized indigenous traditions as cultural objects that repackage tradition and reposition indigeneity. From its initial release in 2000, Yawulyu Mungamunga Women's ...
Archival Challenges and Digital Solutions in Aboriginal Australia
(Society for American Archaeology, 2008-08)
This article considers the shift in museums and archives toward repatriating cultural materials to indigenous communities and how digital technologies play into this trend. It notes challenges inherent to the digitization ...
Anthropology in/of Circulation: The Future of Open Access and Scholarly Societies
(Cultural Anthropology, 2008-08)
Presented here is a conversation among anthropologists whose research and experience have given them special insight into recent changes in the ways scholarship is produced and shared.
Tribal Archives, Traditional Knowledge, and Local Contexts: Why the “s” Matters
(Journal of Western Archives, 2015)
In this article I examine the landscape of tribal or Indigenous archival management as it relates to digital assets and, more specifically, how these might help us reimagine the intellectual property needs of local, ...