Read this interesting blog on open source tools for heritage organizations and individuals who wish to take on projects involving photo manipulation, exhibit design, collection management, and graphics. These tools are free and open source, and could help you further your projects.… Read more
If you have a channel on IsumaTV and are posting videos, we encourage you to add as much information in as many languages as you can about your channel, your organization, you as a filmmaker, and about each post.
At this year's annual meeting of the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA), as IsumaTV's Archivist, I spoke about the importance and challenges and opportunities that are afforded through indigenous archiving.
I discussed our own Digitizing the Inuit and Aboriginal Media Archive project, as well as examples from other indigenous-designed community archives.
IsumaTV are headed to New York this weekend for the second annual Open Video Conference. The event brings together a wide array of participants, from technologists, academics, entrepreneurs, artists, filmmakers, video creators, remixers, activists, archivists, as and online video audiences.… Read more
Inuit Knowledge and Climate Change had its world premiere October 23, 2010, at the imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival in Toronto. The complete film also streamed online simultaneously watched by more than 1500 viewers around the world. Following the film, a Q&A with filmmakers Zacharias Kunuk and Dr.… Read more
The DIAMA Blog is an ongoing conversation related to the topic of indigenous media archiving. It will include posts related to the preservation and access of indigenous media via web technologies, as well as ways that archives and archival content is being used commuities, such as language preservation.… Read more
The film shows the construction of the basis of a Qarmaq, a semi-subterranean winter home with walls made of peat sods, which were cut after the first frost. The top of the block is well frozen, whereas the bottom is still wet, so the block will stick to the floor or the block it is put on.
Kingulliit The Next Generation Blog is a Related Channel to the site Kingulliit The Next Generation. This related channel documents activities in 2010 and 2011 to move Inuktitut-language multimedia into a new generation of production and distribution through new media and new internet technologies.… Read more