Information Technology and Indigenous People

Information Technology and Indigenous People Edited Book

  • Author(s): Laurel Evelyn Dyson, Max Hendriks, Stephen Grant
  • Published: 2007
  • Publisher: IDEA Group Publishing
  • ISBN: 1599042983 1599042991 1599043009 9781599042992

Abstract: This book provides theoretical and empirical information related to the planning and execution of IT projects aimed at serving indigenous people. It explores cultural concerns with IT implementation, including language issues & questions of cultural appropriateness. Contents Section I: Indigenous People and Information Technology: Issues and Perspectives - Chapter I: Portals and Potlach Chapter II: Indigenous peoples and the cultural construction of information and communication technology (ICT) in Latin America Chapter III: Indigenous knowledges and worldview: Represantations and the internet Chapter IV: Kaitiakitanga and health informatics: Introducing useful indigenous concepts of governance in the health sector Case Study I: ICTs for intercultural dialogue (ICT4ID) Case Study II: ICT and the Orang Asli in Malaysia Case Study III: My life with computers on a remote island Case Study IV: How computers came into my life Section II: Technology in Education - Chapter V: Developing culturally inclusive educational multimedia in the South Pacific Chapter VI: Learning to internet bank Chapter VII: Can information communication technological tools be used to suit aboriginal learning pedagogies? Chapter VIII: Instructional design and technology implications for indigenous knowledge: Africa's Introspective Case Study V: Computer technology and native literacy in the Amazon Rain Forest Case Study VI: Toi Whakoranga: Maori and learning technology Case StudyVII: Multimedia curriculum development based on the Oral tradition Case Study VIII: The indigenous Pre-IT program Case Study IX: Problem-based online learning and indigenous tertiary education: Reflections on implementation Case Study X: Student technology projects in a remote first nations village Case Study XI: Draw-talk-write: Experiences and learning with indigenous Australians that are driving the evolution of word recognition technology Section III: Cultural Preservation and Revitalisation - Chapter IX: Ara Irititja: Towards culturally appropriate IT best practice in remote indigenous Australia Chapter X: Digital songlines: Digitising the Arts, Culture and Heritage landscape of Aboriginal Australia Case Study XII: The use of information and communication technology for the preservation of Aboriginal culture: The Badimaya people of Western Australia Chapter XI: Indigenous language usage in a Bilingual Interface: Transaction log analysis of the Niupepa web site Case Study XIII: Language, identity and community control: The tagish first voices project Case Study XIV: Towards an indigenous language knowledge base: Tools and techniques from the Arwabukarl Community Case Study XV: Ndjebbana talking books: A technological transformation to fit Kunibidji social practice Case Study XVI: A talking dictionary of Paakantyi Case Study XVII: Building the Dena'ina language Alaska Archive Section IV: Applications Transforming Communities - Chapter XII: Ethnocomputing with native American design Chapter XIII: Cut from the same cloth: The United States Bureau of Indian Affairs, Geographic information systems and cultural assimilation Chapter XIV: Representations of tribal boundaries of Australian Indigenous peoples and the implications for geographic information systems Chapter XV: E-Comminity-Based tourism for Asia's indigenous people Case Study XVIII: Computerised tests of brain function for use with indigenous people Case Study XIX Alliance project: Digital kinship database and genealogy Case StudyXX: Agreements treaties and negotiated settlements database Section V: Linking Communities and Improving Access - Chapter XVI: The diffusion of new technologies: Community online access centres in indigenous communities in Australia - Chapter XVII: Wireless applications in Africa Case Study XXI: UHF-Based community voice service in Ngannyatjarra Lands of Australia Case Study XXII: Cape York digital network Case Study XXIII: Redfern kids connect Case Study XXIV: Community computing and literacy in Pascua Yaqui Pueblo Case Study XXV: Reunification of the Wendat/Wyandotte Nation at a time of globalization

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