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Text-to-Speech Software Teaches How to Pronounce Words in Quechua on Social Media

Hinantin is a project aiming to develop Quechua-related software that spreads the indigenous language online through various social networks.

Singing Lullabies to Preserve the Butchulla Language

The Butchulla language, spoken by the people native to Fraser Island in Australia, faced extinction in the 20th century. It is now being revitalized thanks to the Butchulla Language Program.

Australian Kids Are Learning the Warumungu Language With a Radio Cockatoo’s Help

A white cockatoo named Pinangkarl is a central character in radio program and audio podcast "Pinarra Aku" teaching Australian children about the Warumungu Aboriginal language.

Readers Can Now Enjoy Little Red Riding Hood and Other Fairy Tales in the Cree Language

Through the efforts of a blogger, popular fairy tales and fables are now available in the Cree language in an attempt to encourage greater literacy in this native language.

A Workshop Gathers Digital Activists Revitalizing Indigenous Languages in Colombia

Indigenous youth from across Colombia gathered in Bogotá to share experiences of revitalizing their native languages through the Internet and join the network of indigenous language digital activists.

One Million Bones: The Road to Srebrenica, Bosnia-Herzegovina

Leslie Woodward, Co-founder & Project Director of the Post-Conflict Research Center, a 2014 Rising Voices grantee explains the organization's planned activities for the 20th anniversary of the genocide in Srebrenica.

Chariboan Joi's Blog as a Space to Share Their Accomplishments

The blog by Chariboan Joi team is just one of the ways chosen to spread the word about the citizen journalism activities of the Shipibo youth in the Peruvian Amazon.

The Free Software Powering Indigenous Community Radio Online Broadcasting

What are the software and platforms helping indigenous radio stations in the Ecuadorian Amazon to have an online presence? La Wambra Radio takes you on a tour.

Community Radio for the World from the Ecuadorian Amazon

Wambra Radio shares the experiences from three community radio stations in the South-Central Amazon region of Ecuador after taking part in a workshop to build a website for their online...

Jatta Wöötanö: “Digital Media, an Important Possibility for Indigenous Communities”

The project Jatta Wöötanö organized a series of digital media training workshops for Yekuana communities in the Venezuelan Amazon to share the current situation facing indigenous communities.