Digital footprints of the past: An online archive of Native history (Pasatiempo)

Pasatiempo: Digital footprints of the past: An online archive of Native history . “What if you could view a vast archive of your family’s history and your cultural records from your living room? What if you could talk back to that archive and correct its spellings, annotate its histories? What if you could share your research, write your own histories, and upload these documents and photos to a shared living narrative? All these futuristic promises are being delivered with the ongoing rollout of the Indigenous Digital Archive, a project of the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture. Known as IDA, the online archive allows viewers to easily access what amounts to roughly 270,000 pages (150 linear feet) of records on the Santa Fe Indian School and other Native boarding schools in New Mexico, as well as land- and water-rights use claims.” I mentioned this site a couple of times in 2017 when it was still under development.

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