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[Underlined] LOGGER'S SHEET 112 LOGGER: [Underlined] Lori Taylor REEL NUMBER: [Underlined] 8 STAGE: [Underlined] AFS DATE: [Underlined] 6/26/1988 PRESENTOR: [Underlined] Rayna Green GROUP NAME: [Underlined] American Indian Folklore REGION/STYLE: [Underlined] [Underlined] PERFORMER(S) [Underlined] INSTRUMENT/OCCUPATION Rayna Green (folklorist - Washington, DC) ^ Cherokee-Oklahoma Amlnd. program, Smiths. Nora Davenhauer (writer, oral historian, Juneau, AK) Tlingit Richard Davenhauer (poet, oral historian - Juneau, AK) Suzi Jones (NEH-was in Alaskan Native Program-Washington, DC) [Underlined] CONTENTS 1. Intro-BG issues-survival of cultures 2. activity within Native communities to protect their own culture. at one time, gov't outlawed Native - ceremonies, dances, songs. 3. ND- programs of Tlingit preservation - language, translation to Eng. 4. children are usally(sic) mono-lingual English speaking. 5. RD - putting together their book on Tlingit narrative. biographies just as the narrators want them 6. appealing to a Washingtonian as well as the Native Community 7. RG - many Native Communities feel the work done is for themselves rather than for a general audience. education on issues of ownership & copyright. 8. SJ - variants? censorship? (question to ND & RD) 9. ND- clans are incorporated -ownership goes to them 10. groups took turns telling everyone's stories (recitation of oral histories) RD - on censorship - they put in what the narrators wanted in. 11. considers audience prejudices (who is in the audience - determines who is considered the bad guys). 12. SJ - Alaskan Natives not organized into tribes & reservations as 13. in ^"the lower 48" mainland. Now corporations for cultural purposes. RG - establishment of institutions to preserve. are Native designs stolen? how is cultural robbery prevented? ND - they don't know who steals. Crafts people sell directly to public. educate the native in ways of business to protect them. Concl. - some of the issues in preservation.