Elder led research and creation project Mootookakio’ssin reactivates Indigenous objects – U News

Elder led research and creation project Mootookakio’ssin reactivates Indigenous objects – U News

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 202153 Views

Mootookakio’ssin, at its simplest description, is a project to create detailed images of historical Blackfoot objects housed in British museums. At its most complex, it is creating a virtual home for Indigenous objects, a place to reactivate the Blackfoot relations within them and transfer that knowledge all the way from Britain back to their peoples in southern Alberta.

After two years of research, construction and creation, this collaborative project between University of Lethbridge and UK researchers, led by Blackfoot advisors and elders, is coming to fruition, culminating in presentations, exhibitions, workshops, and the launch of the digital object microsite in summer 2021, to be housed in the Blackfoot Digital Library.

Read More: https://www.uleth.ca/unews/article/elder-led-research-and-creation-project-mootookakio%E2%80%99ssin-reactivates-indigenous-objects#.YD6ZjdxOnIV

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