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Library and Archives Canada offers funds for Indigenous digitization projects – Nunatsiaq News

Library and Archives Canada wants to help Indigenous organizations preserve their past by transferring it into the future.

Their new initiative—Listen, Hear Our Voices—is calling for applications to fund the digitization of culture and language recordings from cassette and VHS tapes.

“LAC is proud to assist Indigenous communities in their efforts to secure a sustainable future for their heritage recordings,” said deputy librarian and archivist Normand Charbonneau in a news release.

Eligible projects can focus on the digitization of records, training and equipment. However, funding cannot be used to create new recordings.

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