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Many thanks Lance for your support.

I will certainly be in touch.

Kind regards
Maria

2009/10/30 Watsky, Lance <[log in to unmask]>

> Dear Maria,
>
> This is really sad news, and I am willing to help serve on any campaign to
> save this recordings.
>
> Please keep me posted, or let me know how I can assist.
>
> Lance
>
> Lance Watsky
> University of California, Los Angeles
> Moving Image Archive Studies
> Program Coordinator
> 103-G East Melnitz Hall
> Los Angeles, CA 90095-1622
> [log in to unmask]
> Ph: 310-206-4966
> Fx: 310-825-3383
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List [mailto:
> [log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Maria Fletcher
> Sent: Thursday, October 29, 2009 3:23 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: [ARSCLIST] Urgent help needed - indigenous archive
>
> Dear listers,
>
> I am currently hoping to establish a consortium of like minded
> professionals
> who can help preserve over 100,000 hours of musical recordings of
> indigenous
> australian aboriginal music and oral song.  Without Federal funding, the
> recordings, currently on magentic tape, will deteriorate, taking with them
> the only known extant record of ancient traditions and heritage.
>
> http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2009/10/27/2725131.htm
>
> Anyone who feels able to contribute either in the way of lobbying,
> petitioning, or through volunteering their expertise, please indicate your
> interest by replying to to this message.  I am then hoping to establish an
> online campaign to further the cause of preserving this essential cultural
> archive.
>
> kind regards
> Maria Fletcher
>