Occupy and vernacular tradition
Page 1 of 1
Thread Actions

12/14/2011 at 10:36:28 PM GMT
Posts: 129
Occupy and vernacular tradition

FINDING VERNACULAR TRADITION IN THE OCCUPY MOVEMENT

This article by Doug Ward in the Vancouver Sun back in on October 18th, 2011, shows the customs and traditions being used in the occupy movements.  I am sure they will develop more as the movement(s) evolve.

The human microphone has been both celebrated as a way to make sure all voices and perspectives are heard.  It has also been criticized for incorrectly relaying messages, and creating confusion, much like the game of "broken telephone”. 



Amber Ridington
Folklorist | Heritage Consultant
www.amberridington.com