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Descriptive Summary

What is the Kigali Memorial Centre?

What's In the Archive?

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Oral History Testimonies, 2004-

Gacaca Court Recordings, 2005

Memorial Ceremonies, 2005-

Exhumation and Burial Recordings, 2005-2006

Other Documents

The Benson Latin American Collection

Kigali Memorial Centre Archive, 2004-



Descriptive Summary

Creator Kigali Memorial Centre
Title Kigali Memorial Centre Archive
Dates: 2004-
Abstract Collections of the Kigali Memorial Centre in Kigali, Rwanda document the 1994 Rwandan Genocide.
Accession No. N/A
OCLC Record No. N/A
Extent 100+ video recordings
Language Kinyarwanda and English
Repository Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

What is the Kigali Memorial Centre?

The Kigali Memorial Centre in Kigali, Rwanda commemorates the 1994 Rwandan Genocide through an Education Centre featuring permanent exhibits on the Genocide, a Memorial Garden where more than 250,000 victims of the Genocide are buried, and the National Documentation Centre of the Genocide that houses archives and oral history testimonies. The Kigali Memorial Centre (KMC) opened in April 2004 on the 10th anniversary of the Genocide. It was established by the Kigali City Council and designed with the help of the United Kingdom's Aegis Trust.

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What's In the Archive?

The Kigali Memorial Centre Archive consists of oral history testimonies of survivors of the Rwandan Genocide, video recordings of Rwandan local gacaca court proceedings, video recordings of memorial ceremonies, and related photographs and other documents.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

All materials copyrighted to the Kigali Memorial Centre, Kigali, Rwanda. Standard copyright restrictions apply.

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Index Terms

The Kigali Memorial Centre Archive is classified under the following Subject Headings in the University of Texas Libraries catalog:
Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre--Archives
Genocide--Rwanda--History--20th century
Interviews--Rwanda
Tutsi (African people)--Crimes against--Rwanda
Tutsi (African people)--Interviews
Rwanda--History--Ethnic relations--20th century
Rwanda--History--Civil War, 1994--Atrocities
Document Types
Oral histories (document genres)

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Kigali Memorial Centre Archive, University of Texas Libraries, the University of Texas at Austin.

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Inventory List

 

Oral History Testimonies, 2004-

Ayirwanda Gaspard
Bamporiki Emmanuel
Gisimba Damas
Kanamugire Philippe, 12 January 2006
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Karamage Theoneste
Karuhimbi Sula
Mamman Yves, 31 March 2006
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Mpyisi Esdras, 8 March 2007
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Mudede Perpetue, 27 December 2007
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Muhire Eugene
Mukandamage Bell
Mukundwa Safi, 28 February 2007
Read the English transcription
Mujawamariya Françoise
Keywords: AVEGA, Duhozanye, Cyangugu, Gisumu, AIDS infection.

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Mupenzi Odette
Murebwayire Josephine
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Murengezi Wilberforce, interviewed by Steven Smith, N.d.
[32:35]
Keywords: Murengezi John, Murengezi Jean Claude, Uwineza Celine, Kayitesi Claudette, Ingabire Francine.
John Murengezi (1:16:00) -- Celine Uwineza (1:16:00) -- Umugore wanjye (umufasha) (1:57:05) -- abana ba abashumba ba kiliziya (pasteur) eglise episcopale du rwanda (2:46:02) -- twabanye imyaka makumyabiri n'itatu n'umufasha wanjye (3:00:13) -- umwana wanjye wa kabiri Jean claude Murengezi (3:43:15) -- ijambo ryanyuma namubwiye (Jean Claude) (5:02:01) -- umwana wanjye wa gatatu Claudette Kayitesi (6:25:21) -- umwana wanjye wa kane Francine Ingabire (6:30:15) -- urwibutso rw'umwihariko Francine Ingabire (7:49:15).

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Mutanguha Freddy
Muzungob Padiri
Ntamfurayishyari Silas, 27 February 2007
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Rutayisire Masengo Gilbert
Read the English transcription
Sakindi Jean Baptiste
Sebasoni Rosette
Umulisa Odette
[3 parts, ]
Uwimana Richard, 31 March 2008
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Uwanyirigira Mathilde, 16 February 2007
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Wibabara Ybonne

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Gacaca Court Recordings, 2005

Karegeya Isai
Mucyo Jean de Dieu, 3 April 2005
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Munyakazi Laurent (Maj. Gen.), 7 May 2005
Read the English transcription

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Memorial Ceremonies, 2005-

End of 100 Days, 16 July 2006
Read the English transcription
Ikiryo Stade Nyamirambo, 8 April 2008
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Ikiryonyanza Kicukiro, 11 April 2008
Murambi
Ndera Gushyingura, 29 December 2005
Read the English transcription

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Exhumation and Burial Recordings, 2005-2006

Kamuronsi Yves, 8-9 April 2006
Kicukiro, 1 March 2005
Murekezi Albert, 17 January 2005
Mwiseneza Nadine, 1 March 2005
Uwineza Celine, 17 January 2005
Celine's Parents

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Other Documents

Photographs

Publications

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