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Lost in Translation: Rethinking Hopi Katsina Tithu and Museum Language Systems By Rachel E. Maxson, Chip Colwell-Chanthaphonh, and Lee Wayne Lomayestewa
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This report presents the ways in which Hopi katsina tithu— popularly known as kachina dolls—are outstanding examples of objects that museums can recontextualize with Native terminology.... More > The etymology, or a word or phrase’s use history, of each katsina tihu’s name documents the deep connection of these objects with Hopi belief, ritual, and history. Without including the complex practices of Hopi naming, documentation of these objects in museum catalogues is often incomplete and inaccurate. Using contemporary Hopi perspectives, historic ethnographies, and the Hopi Dictionary to create a database of Hopi katsina tithu names, this project demonstrates how museums might incorporate intangible heritage into their collections through language and etymological context.< Less
WRITING SYSTEM OF MEDU NETER By Rkhty Amen
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The language that is today called Egyptian Hieroglyphs was called Medu Neter by the inhabitants of the Nile Valley civilization . They called their country Kemet, not Egypt. Medu Neter is truly the... More > classical language of Africa. Medu Neter is the oldest African Language for which there is a large body of written texts. There are more texts written in Medu Neter than in any other ancient world language. The people of Kemet left an abundance of detailed data which, until recent decades, was only available to Egyptologist, archeologists, anthropologists, museums and a select few scholars and collectors. Now, serious students can learn how to read what the Kemites wrote on papyrus, and on the temple walls. This book, the Writing System of Medu Neter takes the student step by step through the sound and writing system of this beautiful language. Learning Medu Neter may be one of the most interesting experiences that you will ever have.< Less
PLUS Picture Licensing Glossary By PLUS Coalition, Inc.
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The PLUS Picture Licensing Glossary lists industry standard definitions for words and phrases used in communicating and managing the rights associated with photography, illustration, and other... More > artworks. The Glossary is the core of an integrated system of standards that exist as a comprehensive resource for use by every professional engaged in creating, distributing, using or preserving images, so that we all may speak a common language, avoid misunderstandings, and achieve a precise mutual understanding of the scope of the rights associated with any image.< Less