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Storytelling in SiberiaThe Olonkho Epic in a Changing World$
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Robin P. Harris

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780252041280

Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: May 2018

DOI: 10.5622/illinois/9780252041280.001.0001

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Examining the Role of UNESCO and Intangible Cultural Heritage

Examining the Role of UNESCO and Intangible Cultural Heritage

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(p.90) Chapter 4 Examining the Role of UNESCO and Intangible Cultural Heritage
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Storytelling in Siberia
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Robin P. Harris

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University of Illinois Press
DOI:10.5622/illinois/9780252041280.003.0005

Research into the key factors in olonkho revitalization reveals a remarkable consistency among Sakha voices, pointing toward the pivotal role of UNESCO’s Masterpiece program and the Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH). For this reason, chapter 4 focuses exclusively on UNESCO and its ICH initiatives. Topics include a description of the Masterpiece proclamation and its absorption into other ICH programs, a clarification of the term “safeguarding,” a comparison between UNESCO’s desired outcomes and Yakutia’s Action Plan for olonkho revitalization, and a discussion of Yakutia’s funding for that Action Plan in the face of budgetary crises.

Keywords:   UNESCO, Convention, safeguarding, Intangible Cultural Heritage, ICH, Masterpiece proclamation, revitalization, funding

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