Revealing the past with humanities and digital technologies. Kapayuwanan, indigenous settlements(TW)

Huei-Min Lu, Liang-Chu Yao, Jun-Tin Lin, Susan Siru Liu

Shaping the future is from revealing the Past. That is crucial to document, understand, and preserve the precious cultural heritage. Documenting with immediacy and high resolution become possible for rapid grow of digital technologies. It’s astonishing, in the case of Taiwanese indigenous archaeological sites, UAV photogrammetry and Lidar successfully reveal the relics of stone slab houses in steep slope under dense forestry. The reveal of settlements with reclaimed landscape verifies oral transmission. Digital technologies support the contention of archaeology, anthropology, heritage preservation, and cultural landscape, indispensable for revealing the past and shaping the future.