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Title Safeguarding traditional cultures : a global assessment / edited by Peter Seitel ; [contributors, Andy P. Abeita ... and others]
Published Washington, D.C. : Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Smithsonian Institution, [2001]


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Description xiii, 399 pages ; 26 cm
Contents I. Preliminaries -- Message from Mr. Federico Mayor, Director-General of UNESCO -- Opening Address to the meeting / Mounir Bouchenaki -- The 1989 Recommendation on the safeguarding of traditional culture and folklore -- The 1989 Recommendation on the safeguarding of traditional culture and folklore : actions undertaken by UNESCO for its implementation / Noriko Aikawa -- The UNESCO questionnaire on the application of the 1989 Recommendation on the safeguarding of traditional culture and folklore : preliminary results / Richard Kurin -- Summary report on the regional seminars / Anthony Seeger -- A historical study on the prepration of the 1989 Recommendations on the safegualding of traditional culture and folklore / Samantha Sherkin -- The 1989 Recommendation ten years on: towards a critical analysis / Anthony McCann [and others] -- II. Strategic perspectives on local culture -- The globalization of interculturality / Miguel Puwainchir -- The role of education : acculturation back into the future / Pualani Kanaka'ole Kanahele -- Everything relates, or a holistic approach to Aboriginal indigenous cultural heritage / Robyn Bancroft -- Taking stock : the Gitxsan experience in cultural survival / Russall Collier -- American Indian arts and crafts : a study on handcrafts and the industry / Andy Abeita -- A seed is not shy of germination / Rajeev Sethi -- The 1989 UNESCO Recommendation and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples' intellectual property rights / Preston Thomas -- Protection of traditional culture and folklore / Kamal Puri -- Some considerations on the protection of the intangible heritage : claims and remedies / Lyndel V. Prott -- Global steps to local empowerment in the next mellennium : an assessment of UNESCO's 1989 recommendation on the safeguarding of traditional culture and folklore / Bradford S. Simon -- The role of UNESCO in the defense of traditional knowledge / Manuela Carneiro da Cunha -- Safeguarding traditional culture and folklore-existing international law and future developments / Janet Blake -- Cultural conservation : a two-way consultation / Grace Koch -- Indigenous arts, (Un)titled / Tressa Berman -- How to promote incentives for cultural heritage practitioners / Junzo Kawada -- Proposal for a Tripartite Theory (Transformation / transcontextualization / transposition) and its application to the empowerment of an East Asian Court Music Network with emphasis on the Vietnamese case / Yamaguti Osamu -- Tradition-based societies : local values for international cooperation / Mihaly Hoppál -- The SADC Databank : The role of data exchange in empowering local institutions / Renato Matusse -- Preserving Bahamian heritage / Gail Saunders -- Aspects dynamiques des cultures sonores : transformation du métier du griot au Niger sous l'influence du modernisme / Mahaman Garba -- Méthodes traditionnelles de transmission de l'oralité : l'exemple du Sosso-Bala / Namankoumba Kouyate -- Place Jemaa El Fna : patrimoine oral de l'humanité / Rachid El Houda -- Report on the Pacific Regional seminar / Sivia Tora -- Safeguarding traditional culture and folklore in Africa / J.H. Kwabena Nketia -- Reporte seminario regional sobre la aplicación de la recomendatión sobre la salvaguardia de la cultura tradicional y popular de America Latina y el Caribe / Zulma Yugar -- Problems of traditional culture and folklore in Europe / Heikki Kirkinen -- Report from Yakutiya / Stepanida Borisova -- Report of the countries of Central Asia and the Caucasus / Kurshida Mambetova -- Report on the Regional Seminar for cultural personnel in Asia and the Pacific / Florentino H. Hornedo -- Cooperation to save human characteristics and guard their survival / Mohsen Shaalan -- III. A call for action -- Final report of the conference
Summary Proceedings from a conference "A global assessment of the 1989 recommendation on the safeguarding of traditional culture and folklore" held at the Smithsonian Institution June 27-30 1999. The purpose of the conference was to assess the implementation of the Recommendation (an international normative instrument adopted by UNESCO in 1989), to bring together points of view and perspectives on the Recommendaion from around the world, and suggest ways in which the Recommendation might develop in the future so that its purpose, the safeguarding of traditional culture and folklore, might be achieved
Notes "This volume grows from a conference entitled 'A Global Assessment of the 1989 Recommendation on the Safeguarding of Traditional Culture and Folklore: Local Empowerment and International Cooperation' held at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., from June 27-30, 1999"--Preface
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Includes some text in French and Spanish
Subject Indigenous peoples -- Social conditions -- Congresses.
Indigenous peoples -- Government relations -- Congresses.
Indigenous peoples -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Congresses.
Cultural property -- Government policy -- Congresses.
Cultural property -- Protection -- Congresses.
Folklore -- Government policy -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Congresses
Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Seitel, Peter.
Abeita, Andy P.
Unesco. Division of Cultural Heritage.
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage.
LC no. 2002435546
ISBN 0966552016 paperback