In this episode, Sarah Carr-Locke, IPinCH Fellow and PhD Candidate in the Department of Archaeology at Simon Fraser University, leads a discussion on open access data and digital cultural heritage with Eric Kansa, Technology Director at the Alexandria Archive Institute and editor of OpenContext.org, and Susan Rowley, Curator at UBC’s Museum of Anthropology and collaborator on the Reciprocal Research Network.
On June 1, 2013, members of the IPinCH Cultural Tourism Working Group presented a series of talks on community-based cultural tourism practices at the Stólo People of the River Conference. Through participation in the conference, the Cultural Tourism Working Group both contributed to and learned from Stó:lo knowledge on intellectual property related to cultural tourism. Check out the presentations below!
Following the SSHRC Partnership Award win, George Nicholas and Kelly Bannister were asked for an interview with Pamela McCall on CFAX1070 (Victoria, B.C.). They discussed intellectual property, rights to heritage, respecting values through meaningful relationships, the IPinCH project, and more.
On May 2, 2013 IPinCH hosted the Cultural Commodification, Indigenous Peoples & Self-Determination Public Symposium at the University of British Columbia. Bringing together 10 Indigenous and non-Indigenous scholars, this international symposium addressed the complex nature of cultural commodification. As we finalize more videos from the event, we will make them available here and on our YouTube channel.
Click the link below to hear IPinCH team member Maui Solomon discuss Indigenous rights and intellectual property with insights into the challenges facing Maori and Moriori in New Zealand and on Rekohu (Chatham Islands) today.
Click below to hear Susan Thorpe, of the Hokotehi Moriori Trust, speak about a cultural landscape approach developed for archaeological recording on Rekohu (Chatham Islands).
Following up on the recent IPinCH-hosted symposium and workshop, Cultural Commodification, Indigenous Peoples and Self-Determination, IPinCHers George Nicholas, Kristen Dobbin, and Brian Egan discuss the appropriation and selling of Aboriginal designs and art with The Peak, student newspaper of Simon Fraser University.
Click the link below to hear IPinCH Associate Gwyneira Isaac speak about the Smithsonian initiative, Recovering Voices, designed to foster collaborations with communities around endangered languages and knowledge.
Ronald Niezen, Chair of Anthropology at McGill University, speaks about his current research project which looks at how cultural narratives of victimhood become articulated as a frame for mobilizing around aboriginal rights violation.
IPinCH team member Alison Wylie gave a lecture in November 2012 as a part of the Public History Seminar Series at Kings College London. A podcast of her talk, titled Negotiating the Past: Collaborative Practice in Cultural Heritage Research, is now available, and includes an interesting set of comments by Laura Peers, Curator for the Americas at the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford.
George Nicholas presented a paper entitled "When Descendent Communities are in the Drivers Seat: Examples of Collaborative, Community-Based Heritage Research from the IPinCH Project" in the session "Reversing the Legacy of Colonialism in Heritage Research," organized by Stephen Loring, at the American Anthropological Association conference (Montreal, November 2011).
Don't miss these videos from the IPinCH Midterm Conference, held at Simon Fraser University (Vancouver, B.C.), in September and October 2011.
Sharing Research Findings in Nunavut: A Knowledge Tracking Workshop, March 1-2, 2011
A food security knowledgetracking workshop was held in Iqaluit, Nunavut. Rachel Hirsch (York University, Toronto), a researcher interested in public views of and involvement in Canadian environment and health policy, hosted the workshop.
George Nicholas discusses IP issues in cultural heritage in Tanys Norcott’s Oral Tradition into Written Tradition, one of six videos in the Journey into Wayang (Indonesian shadow puppets).
In this interview, Deidre Brown, Senior Lecturer in Architecture at the University of Auckland and member of the Maori Trademarks Advisory Committee, speaks about how Moriori Intellectual Property is being protected.
At the IPinCH Working Group Co-chair, Steering Committee and Advisors Meeting, Dave Schaepe, partner representative from the Stó:lo Research and Resource Management Centre, gave an excellent presentation illustrating IP issues in cultural heritage in the Stó:lo community.
Click on the PDF below to view Dave's presentation slides.
This presentation, outlining the IPinCH research project, was created by Steering Committee members George Nicholas and John Welch for the 2008 NATHPO meeting. D. Bambi Kraus, NATHPO Executive Director and IPinCH Partner Representative, included the presentation in the meeting registration package. She also included the IPinCH brochure. The meeting was September 24 - 27, 2008, in Washington, D.C.