Ten things you should know about indigenous oral traditions

Oral traditions markedly retain Indigenous history by passing traditional, cultural, and social information from generation to generation. For indigenous communities and societies living in Canada, the creation of stories, affiliation to the native land, language, historical accounts, teachings, cultural stories, and ecological knowledge have been preserved by means of oral traditions and customs for centuries. Native people have passed these accounts and stories from one generation to the other without transcription. When we think about the oral traditions and how they are preserved, we are stunned because it is almost impossible to retain and share information orally. (more…)

Interesting facts about national oral history

Preserving the history is very important as it leads to events compilation which is then studied to draw conclusions. In Canada, this subject has gained widespread popularity and therefore it is highly in demand. There are many issues which are solved by using oral history lessons or recording of the past. To make sure that the best and the most related outcome is provided it is advised to make sure that only authentic historians are chosen to get the interviews recorded. The best part of the subject is that the first-hand events are the only ones which are recorded. To get the work done it is also important that you get to know the interesting facts which are related to the Canadian Oral history. Some organizations have also compiled these facts just to prove that the work they are conducting is the need of the hour. (more…)