Folklore & the Law: Does the Law Protect Folklore?

This article examines the proposition “Does the law protect folklore?” by examining the legal models and processes to protect the indigenous cultural heritage which comprises folklore. It proceeds to analyse whether these models and processes help to protect indigenous cultural heritage or extend proprietorial rights.

‘Folklore’? What do you Mean? And Why?

You’re obviously already interested enough to know what folklore is, right? Yet the more we look at folklore, the less confident we can be about straightforward certainties.

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