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Renate Eigenbrod

Dr. Renate Eigenbrod was a professor and scholar. She taught Canadian Aboriginal Literatures, with research interests in theories of decolonization in relation to Aboriginal literatures in Canada and Indigenous literatures globally.

Aboriginal Oral Traditions
Format: Paperback
Text Content Territories: Indigenous;

Oral traditions are a distinct way of knowing and the means by which knowledge is reproduced, preserved and transferred from generation to generation. The conference from which these essays were selected created an opportunity for people to come together and exchange information and experiences over three days. The scholarship may be grouped into three broad areas: oral traditions and knowledge of the environment, economy, education and/or health of communities; oral traditions and continuance of language and culture; and the effects of intellectual property rights, electronic media and public discourse on oral traditions.

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