Stories from May, 2020
"My primary motivation is to keep the language of my community alive. Udmurt must be used in as wide a variety of spaces as possible in order to ensure that...
The May 2020 newsletter is part of the project titled, “Local Access Networks: Can the unconnected connect themselves?” developed by APC in partnership with the Internet Society and Rhizomática.
Learn more about Jaime López Reyes, host of the @ActLenguas Twitter account during 4-10 May 2020, and about his work with the Ayöök (Mixe) language.
A language reclamation activist confronts linguistic imperialism and the dehumanisation of two South African first languages through digital inclusion advocacy.
While the internet provides a lifeline in wealthy countries during COVID-19, this is not the case in conflict-stricken countries in the Middle East.
Learn more about Isela Xospa. She is the host the @ActLenguas Twitter account during April 27 - May 3, 2020 and tells about her work with the Náhuatl language.
Learn about José Chuvé, the host of the @ActLenguas Twitter account for April 6-12, 2020, and about his work with the Bésiro language.
Please meet Zubair Torwali, the host of @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account during May 6-12, 2020. He will be sharing his work with the Torwali language of Pakistan.