Imaging, Reconstruct, Erase, Noise, Etc. - IRENE finds words
November 6, 2019 2:42 PM Subscribe
"A lot of Native people chose to work with linguists in the ‘50s and ‘60s, and [linguist Andrew] Garrett believes that they did so because they wanted to save Native knowledge for themselves and later generations" An article by Xiaxun Ding about the project to scan and digitize unplayable and/or damaged Edison cylinders to recover Native language data. "[A]ccess to the digitized files is limited to indigenous community members and approved researchers only. Garrett says that approximately 95 percent of requests for access to cylinder recordings come from community members."
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