Project Title: Cataloging and Creating Metadata for KYUK Yugtun Media Content for Archiving in the American Archive of Public Broadcasting
Project Dates: June 15-August 15, 2022
Application Period: Closed
Project Summary: An effort to archive local history and Yup’ik cultural material to preserve important Yukon Kuskokwim Delta historical information.
The Kuskokwim Consortium Library and regional bilingual Yugtun/English radio station KYUK are working to archive materials. KYUK has a large amount of media content to digitize, archive, and make accessible through various locations, including the Library of Congress and the American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB).
Work with project partners to establish a controlled vocabulary for KYUK media content.
Create metadata for each video, including names, dates, locations, and subjects covered.
Work with KYUK Yugtun translators to establish controlled vocabulary and spellings for Yugtun terms.