Cultivating a digital heritage

Social media and emerging technologies meet traditional knowledge and cultural history

How do you preserve a millennia-old oral culture while ensuring its traditions, customs, stories and language are passed down to the next generation? For the people of Arviat, Nunavut, the unexpected answer lays in the use of digital media—in particular, through the Nanisiniq Arviat History Project.

Research Story – Cultivating a digital heritage (