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Title: Endangered indigenous languages of Namibia.
Authors: Krishnamurthy, Sarala
/Nanub, David
Keywords: Language, Indigenous - Namibia
Indigenous language - Namibia
Traditional knowledge - Namibia
Local knowledge - Namibia
Indigenous Knowledge Technology Conference, 2011, Windhoek
IKTC2011 Conference, 2011, Windhoek
Language education - Namibia
Knowledge transfer - Namibia
Conferences and workshops
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: IKTC
Citation: Krishnamurthy, S., & /Nanub, D. (2011). Endangered indigenous languages of Namibia. In N. J. Bidwell, & H. Winschiers-Theophilus (Eds.), Proceedings of the Indigenous Knowledge Technology Conference 2011 (IKTC2011): Embracing Indigenous Knowledge Systems in a New Technology Design Paradigm (pp. 98-99). Windhoek, Namibia: IKTC2011.
Abstract: In this paper, we examine the use of indigenous languages for transference of not just knowledge, but also culture and the relation between context and peculiar nature of indigenous, traditional and local knowledge itself. The paper includes two sections: a performance section and academic section with a view to capturing the authentic voice of the performer and exploring the narrative and linguistic elements in the performance. While the presentation itself will be interactive, the paper will try to encapsulate the concerns of IK systems and the use of technology for preservation of these systems.
Description: Indigenous Knowledge Technology Conference (IKTC) (2011 Nov. 2-4 : Windhoek, Namibia)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10628/290
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