17 October 2013

Stories from 17 October 2013

New Voices on Blog Action Day 2013

  17 October 2013

Past and present Rising Voices grantee projects contributed to Blog Action Day, a global event where bloggers from around the world write about the same topic on October 16, 2013. These projects joined thousands of other bloggers to share their perspectives on the topic of Human Rights in Brazil, Niger, and Colombia.

An Unashamed Inuk, Rising Indigenous Pop Star

  17 October 2013

Inuktitut singer Kelly Fraser says, "It’s hard to explain that I’m working to save the Inuit language... No matter what people say, no matter what we’re doing, a lot of our traditional culture goes away the more we learn about the other world... I want to help and make our language stronger so we can identify ourselves."