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Hearing Histories of the Western Pilbara

 

Overview

Hearing Histories of the Western Pilbara investigates how public song traditions have been and continue to be used as tools for managing social, cultural and economic change among communities of the Pilbara in Western Australia.

This presentation reports on the process of digitising song-related metadata from the collection, segmenting audio and ‘unlocking’ public songs and song knowledge, connecting songs to custodians in the community, generating updated metadata for legacy audio, and linking metadata and audio to other data sets within a song database, developed by the team in consultation with song experts in the community.

Presented by Dr Sally Treloyn, Dr Nick Thieberger, Andrew Dowding, Jared Kuvent, Dr Reuben Brown (University of Melbourne) and Dr Mary Anne Jebb, (Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS).

This event is presented by AIATSIS, The University of Melbourne and the Australian Research Council.

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Last updated: 8 November 2017
 
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