Stories from January, 2019
Learn more about Yásnaya Elena Aguilar Gil who manages the @ActLenguas Twitter account during January 14-20, 2019 in a new social media campaign focusing on linguistic diversity online.
Presenting the Whose Knowledge? resource: Transformative practices for sharing marginalized knowledge
Part 2 of the Whose Knowledge? resource set "Transformative Practices for Sharing Marginalized Knowledge" provides a set of practices and tools that marginalized communities have found useful for creating, growing, and sharing their community’s knowledge online.
To understand how high-frequency radio community networks were developed in the Brazilian Amazon, it is important to reflect on the geographic characteristics and historical and socioeconomic background of Brazilian Extractive Reserves.
"Learning, speaking-in and thinking-in Inuktitut helps young Inuit feel more connected to our community and traditional values."
Community cellular networks can now be found in many rural barangays, the smallest administrative units of Aurora Province in the Philippines.
Students and faculty from Yachay Tech University in rural Ecuador have figured out a way to give discarded CRT TV screens a second life by using Kiwix to create an offline Wikipedia reader.
The resource “Decolonizing Our Stories and Knowledges” produced by Whose Knowledge? gives background into some of the struggles faced while building more plural representations of the world’s knowledges online.
Challenging inequality in post-apartheid South Africa: A bottom-up, community-led business model for connectivity
Zenzeleni shows how economically marginalised communities that otherwise depend on government grants and remittances can, through a community network, both access and own high value services in South Africa.
"By means of stories, the communities search for ways to accommodate and/or resist changes that are taking place in the Mekong river basin."
How the rural Greek village of Sarantaporo turned to community networks to provide much needed connectivity
When the rural village of Sarantaporo in Greece had no internet access, they turned to community networks to provide this lifeline to access valuable information.
Ótaes' artwork “centers around discussing injustices the Indigenous community faces and exposing erased or manipulated history in the Midwest and Appalachian region."