Stories from September, 2022
Benjamín Cuéllar Fernández researched how the word "Indigenous" is used in Bolivian media and explained how he would like information about Indigenous peoples to be reported.
"Gàidhlig, as with all endangered and Indigenous languages, needs to be present in digital spaces alongside dominant languages, such as English."
"My hope is that influencers and creators publish content in Occitan that will attract the youth and attract new audiences – marketing is extremely important for our languages."
Ọpẹ́yẹmí Adémọ́lá is a project manager in the language industry. A native speaker of Yoruba, he also works as a content developer for Nigerian language learning platform Sorolingo.
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Ganesh Birua is a young activist from the Indian state of Odisha. Rising Voices talked with Birua to learn about his efforts to bring his mother tongue to the internet.
Talwyn Baudu believes that digital media may be a key factor in preserving Breton, a minority language
Talwyn Baudu is exploring the challenges and promises of sharing Breton, a language actively in decline, with the online world.