Latest posts by Eddie Avila from May, 2017
With an Eye on the Future, First Nations in Canada Are Switching From Audio Cassettes to Digital
With a helping hand from the Indigitization project, First Nations communities in British Columbia are digitally preserving the rich cultural content contained in audio cassettes.
Wikimujeres Wants More Women Editors to Fix Wikipedia's Gender Imbalance
"We are group of Wikipedia users concerned about the diversity and neutrality of Wikipedia and we are willing to work to reduce...the gender and culture gap..."
How Memory and Digital Media Can Pave the Way to Peace in Colombia
"I think the website and the content we publish on the Internet make memory. We have made memory with our videos and stories."
A Collaborative Project Maps the World’s Vulnerable Communities Before Disaster Strikes
The Missing Maps project combines the work of volunteers contributing remotely, on-the-ground community leaders, and humanitarian organizations.
Nigerian ‘Cultural Evangelist’ Promotes African Languages with Apps and Digital Storytelling
"Technology offers the best form of creative approach to preserving native languages. It aids the process of documentation, collaboration between language experts, offers a wide array of distribution medium etc."