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The role of archives in Indigenous language maintenance and resurgence
For centuries, Indigenous peoples have been advocating for their rights to their land, cultures and languages in the context of (settler) colonial institutions that have repressed and removed these rights and knowledges, ...
Of space, time, and the archives between: the life of Hugh A. Taylor and the redefinition of the archival cosmos
While today, archival theory is permeated with postmodern ideas and philosophies, borrowing from fields as diverse as anthropology and computer science, even just a few decades ago, this was far from the case. This ...
"Giving life to the truth": Indigenous art as a pathway to archival decolonization
Archives are a site of power, and the archivists who appraise, describe and create access to the records hold great responsibility as they enact that power. Archival institutions are a key site where colonialism has been ...
The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation and the pursuit of archival decolonization
Western archival institutions have both silenced and misrepresented Indigenous peoples in Canada for more than a century. These actions have in turn assisted in the colonization and subjectification of a myriad of Indigenous ...