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Oral Traditions Manual

"GETTING STARTED IN ORAL TRADITIONS RESEARCH"

Text: Elisa Hart

Illustrations: Wally Wolfe

Cite the following document as:

Hart, Elisa. Getting Started in Oral Traditions Research. Occasional Papers of the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, No. 4, Government of the Northwest Territories, Yellowknife, NT, 1995 . ISBN 0-7708-0095-5

Welcome to oral traditions research! There are many people in the Northwest Territories who want to try to save the knowledge that is part of the oral tradition of their culture. People are realizing that if they do not do this, then much of this information will be lost forever. This manual was written for adults and students in the Northwest Territories who want to do their own research, but need help getting started. There is a lot to learn. This manual provides you with an outline of how it can be done using audio recording equipment.

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