Decolonizing and Revitalizing Language through Animation: The Monash Country Line Archive


In this video, John Bradley, Director of the Monash Country Lines Archive, Shannon Faulkhead, Finkel Fellow at the Monash Indigenous Center, Monash Country Lines Archive, and Brent McKee, Animator for the Monash Country Lines Archive based at Monash University, provide an overview of the Archive's project discussing topics such as: the decolonization of Indigenous language documentation materials, the use of the project as an intergenerational learning tool, and the different steps involved in translating oral histories into 3D animation. This video supplements the full session, "Language Preservation and 3D Animations" given at the 2015 ATALM annual conference, held in Washington, DC on September 9-12, 2015.