Stories from August, 2022
Creation of linguistic landscapes using ancient and contemporary Mayan writing
In this post, José Alfredo Hau talks about his digital activism project, his community, and his Mayan language.
Alhassan Alidu is uplifting the Moore language by bringing it online
As the executive director of the Moore Wikimedia Community, Alhassan is providing Moore with a digital platform that exists in the face of dominating Western media and languages.
Creating new, local narratives on climate change in the Bolivian Chaco
Young Indigenous journalists propose more representative media coverage of climate change focused on their lived realities in the Gran Chaco, Bolivia that extends beyond natural disasters.
We promote our Mayan languages online so they will not be forgotten
Mayan Language Digital Activism Fellow Celfa Iraida Sántiz Sántiz shares about her digital activism project, her community and her Tseltal language.
RV Newsletter: Application open for the 2023 Endangered Languages Documentation Programme grant round
Funding, mentoring, networking, and more!
Translator Surajo Teete believes the Internet is the key to uniting Fulfulde language speakers
Surajo Teete's is motivated to digitize languages like Fulfulde in order to circumvent the geographic and political boundaries that limit us.
Meet Wali Ntumba, a Tshilubà language activist attempting to engage younger generations through digital resources
Through creating online learning materials, Wali hopes to inspire youth to gain confidence in their Tshilubà language skills.
Meet Robert Obiri, a digital strategist working with the Fante dialect
Robert Obiri's work focuses on making the Fante dialect of Ghana more prominent in online spaces.