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Exploring Maori Community Archiving with Mix Irving

Step into the enchanting world of Maori tribal archiving, dear readers, as we embark on a whimsical journey like no other. Today, we are absolutely delighted to announce our upcoming interview with the extraordinary Mix Irving from Ahau. Prepare to be mesmerized as we uncover the secrets of this ingenious Maori community archiving project, where peer-to-peer software breathes life into family trees and weaves captivating stories. With grants and partnerships with Maori collectives, this endeavor is a true testament to the fusion of tradition and technology.

Get ready to witness the transformation of Maori communities as they transcend the dusty confines of historians' libraries and emerge as the authors of their own narratives. In this digital age, the quest for identity becomes paramount, and Mix will unveil the empowering journey of Maori communities in establishing their digital presence. Brace yourself for a whirlwind of discovery, where ancient spirits and cutting-edge technology unite to create a vibrant tapestry of belonging.
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But hold on tight, for there's more excitement to come! Our fearless guide will unveil the captivating power of Ahau's employment of Hypercore technology. Prepare to be astonished as we plunge headfirst into the realm of encrypted streaming video sharing. It's a realm where privacy and connectivity entwine in a dazzling display of peer-to-peer magic. As Maori stories come to life through this remarkable technology, communities are bound together in a digital symphony of shared narratives.

Throughout our journey, Mix Irving expertly navigated the realms of peer-to-peer software, collective stewardship, encrypted streaming, and digital identity. Ahau's groundbreaking project invites us all to partake in the resplendent renaissance of Maori heritage. So stay tuned, dear readers, as we set sail on this extraordinary adventure. May the digital winds guide you to uncharted frontiers, where the past and the future harmoniously dance together!

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Interview Summary #

A Maori tribal archiving project uses peer-to-peer software for family trees and stories. Funded by grants and partnerships with Maori collectives.

00:00 A Maori community archiving project done using peer-to-peer software

02:07 Land trusts as Maori collectives managing traditional lands

04:02 Hypercore allows for encrypted streaming video sharing

05:59 Supporting communities to move from historians to community participation.

07:46 Exploring the use of digital identity for recognized tribes

09:29 Connecting Communities to Their Roots

11:08 Creating foundations to support people to reconnect with their heritage and coordinate tribal resources using digital identity

12:45 Using distributed tools owned by the community is the dream.

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