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Integrating Advanced Technology with Oral Traditions 

 

Oral history provides a broader picture of the past by gathering information provided by public records, statistical data, photographs, maps, and other historical materials.

It is crucial to respect and preserve time-honored oral history. They are records of what is believed to have transpired that are passed on over time. It helps us to understand how individuals and communities experienced history and teach us what has changed and what has stayed the same. Science plays an important role in validating oral traditions by providing evidence.

In British Columbia, a professor in Anthropology and Sociology reported findings of unmarked graves at indigenous residential schools. A data-driven but protective surveying approach was made possible by advanced technology. Learn how the Eos Arrow 100® GNSS receiver protects by preventing the potential of any unauthorized excavations while mapping accurately the locations of grave sites.

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