Digital technology allows marginal communities to have a voice, challenging the dominance of imperialist power structures. What role can digital technology play in the preservation of Indigenous cultures in a postcolonial world?

Check a sample of items from our digital collections.

Dr Rachael Ka’ai-Mahuta tells us why digital preservation is crucial to making sure that knowledge and information shared digitally by indigenous communities is collected, preserved and made accessible to future generations.

Dr Rachael Ka’ai-Mahuta is Senior Lecturer, Associate Director: Te Whare o Rongomaurikura – The International Centre for Language Revitalisation at the Auckland University of Technology.