Yale Workshop

Workshop One:

Workshop One will be hosted by the Yale Indian Papers Project, Yale University, New Haven Connecticut.

The workshop will be held in two different locations on the Yale campus. Please note the location by date.

Day 1:

Wednesday, June 29th
Yale Divinity School
RSV room (signs will direct you)
409 Prospect St, New Haven, CT 06511
Parking lot on left side of building


7:50 am: Hotel attendees should gather in the lobby.
8:00 am: Shuttle departs hotel to Yale Divinity School.
8:30-9 am: Registration and Coffee

9-10:00 am: Welcome and Introductions by All participants and instructors
Honor Prayer, Schaghticoke Tribe

10-Noon: Digital Native Studies Project Presentations

Workshop 1 Presentations:

Siobhan Senier, Dawnland Voices: Writing of Indigenous New England

Joshua Wells, Digital Index of North American Archaeology

Paul Grant-Costa, Yale Indian Papers Project

Lisa Conathan, Transcribe@Yale

Ken Minkema, The Jonathan Edwards Online Archive and Sources on Native American Missions

Noon- 12:45 pm: Lunch

12:45-2 pm: Intellectual Property Issues in Digital Native American and Indigenous Studies

Facilitated by: Holly Cusack-McVeigh and Larry Zimmerman

Required Reading:

Anderson, J. (2005). Indigenous Knowledge, Intellectual Property, Libraries and Archives: Crises of Access, Control and Future Utility. Australian Academic & Research Libraries, 36(2), 83–94. doi:10.1080/00048623.2005.10721250. Download as PDF: Indigenous Knowledge Intellectual Property Libraries and Archives Crises of Access Control and Future Utility

Brown, D., & Nicholas, G. (2012). Protecting Indigenous Cultural Property in the Age of Digital Democracy: Institutional and Communal Responses to Canadian First Nations and Maori Heritage Concerns. Journal of Material Culture, 17(3), 307–324. Download as PDF: Protecting Indigenous Cultural Property in the Age of Digital Democracy: Institutional and Communal Responses to Canadian First Nations and Maori Heritage Concerns

2-3:15 pm: Access Issues in Digital Native American and Indigenous Studies

Facilitated by: Siobhan Senier

Required Readings:

Senier, S. (2014). Digitizing Indigenous History: Trends and Challenges. Journal of Victorian Culture, 19(3), 396–402. doi:10.1080/13555502.2014.947188. Download as PDF: Digitizing Indigenous History: Trends and Challenges

3-3:15 pm: Break

3:15- 4:30 pm: Digital Techniques in Native American and Indigenous Data
Facilitated by: Joshua Wells

Required Readings:

Honma, Todd. (2005). Trippin’ Over the Color Line: The Invisibility of Race in Library and Information Studies. InterActions: UCLA Journal of Education and Information Studies, 1(2), Article 2. Retrieved from: http://www.escholarship.org/uc/item/4nj0w1mp. Download as PDF: Trippin’ Over the Color Line: The Invisibility of Race in Library and Information Studies

Powell, T., & Aitken, L. (2010). Encoding Culture: Building a Digital Archive Based on Traditional Ojibwe Teachings. In The American Literature Scholar in the Digital Age (Ed. Amy Earhart and Andrew Jewell, pp. 250–274). Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. View online as HTML: Encoding Culture: Building a Digital Archive Based on Traditional Ojibwe Teachings

Cushman, E. (2013). Wampum, Sequoyan, and Story: Decolonizing the Digital Archive. College English, 76(2), 116–135. Download as PDF: Wampum, Sequoyan, and Story: Decolonizing the Digital Archive

4:45 pm: Shuttle returns from Yale Divinity School to Workshop Hotel.

DAY 2:

Thursday, June 30th
Yale Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage
Room 218 (note this is a revised room location as of June 21)
100 West Campus Drive, Orange, CT is the main access gate.
You will be given a map and location/parking instructions
IPCH is located in Bldg 900. Parking is in front/side of building.


7:50 am: Hotel attendees should gather in the lobby.
8:00 am: Shuttle departs hotel to Yale Institute.

8:45 am: Drumming Song, Paula Sherman
9:00-10:00 am: Discovering NAIS data
Facilitated by: Charli Champion-Shaw

Required Reading:

Introduction to linked data and the semantic web, http://www.linkeddatatools.com/semantic-web-basics

Earheart, A. (2012). Can Information Be Unfettered? Race and the New Digital Humanities Canon. In Debates in the Digital Humanities (Ed. Matt Gold). Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P. Retrieved from http://dhdebates.gc.cuny.edu/debates/text/16. View as HTML: http://dhdebates.gc.cuny.edu/debates/text/16

10-noon: Digital Aggregation and Repatriation

Facilitated by: Larry Zimmerman

Required Readings:

Christen, K. (2011). Opening Archives: Respectful Repatriation. The American Archivist, 74(Spring/Summer), 185–210. Download as PDF: Opening Archives: Respectful Repatriation

Christen, K. (2005). Gone Digital: Aboriginal Remix and the Cultural Commons. International Journal of Cultural Property, 12(03), 315–345. doi:10.1017/S0940739105050186. Download as PDF: Gone Digital: Aboriginal Remix and the Cultural Commons

Christen, K. (2012). Does Information Really Want to Be Free?: Indigenous Knowledge Systems and the Question of Openness. International Journal of Communication, 6, 2870–2893. Download as PDF: Does Information Really Want to Be Free?: Indigenous Knowledge Systems and the Question of Openness

Joffrion, Elizabeth, and Natalia Fernández, “Collaborations between Tribal and Nontribal Organizations: Suggested Best Practices for Sharing Expertise, Cultural Resources, and Knowledge,” The American Archivist 78:1 (Spring/Summer 2015): 193. Download as PDF: Joffrion_Collaboration

Noon- 1 pm: Lunch

1-2:30 pm: Hands on With Murkutu

Murkutu

2:30-2:45 pm: Break

2:45- 3:30 pm: Presentations (participants)

Loren Spears, Tomaquag an Indigenous Museum

Michael Kelly, Building & Digitizing the Kim-Wait/Eisenberg Collection at Amherst College

Tanya Clement, High Performance Sound Technologies for Access and Scholarship (HiPSTAS)

Mark Oppenneer, Ethnos Project

3:30-4:30 pm: Yale Tours

4:45 pm: Shuttle departs Yale Institute to return to the Workshop Hotel.

DAY 3:

Friday, July 1
Yale Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage
Room 218 (note this is a revised room location as of June 21)
100 West Campus Drive, Orange, CT is the main access gate.
You will be given a map and location/parking instructions
IPCH is located in Bldg 900. Parking is in front/side of building.


7:50 am: Hotel attendees should gather in the lobby.
8:00 am: Shuttle departs hotel to Yale Institute.

9-10:30 am: What Can NAIS bring to the Digital Humanities?

Facilitated by: Carrie Heitman

Required Readings:

McPherson, Tara. (2012). Why Are the Digital Humanities So White? or Thinking the Histories of Race and Computation. Debates in the Digital Humanities, ed. Matthew Gold. Retrieved from: http://dhdebates.gc.cuny.edu/debates/text/29. View as HTML: http://dhdebates.gc.cuny.edu/debates/text/29.

Philip, Kavita, Lilly Irani, and Paul Dourish. (2010). Post-Colonial Computing: A Tactical Survey. Science Technology Human Values 37(1), 3-29. Retrieved from: 10.1177/0162243910389594. View as PDF: Post-Colonial Computing: A Tactical Survey

10:30-noon: Working Group Discussion

Noon- 1 pm: Lunch

1-1:30 pm: Tutorial of the Digital Native Studies portal

1:30-3:45 pm: Group Work on the Getting Started Research guide

Registry of Projects

Identifying NAIS data for use

Recommended tools for researchers

4-4:30 pm: Synthesis

4:45 pm: Shuttle departs Yale Institute to Workshop Hotel.