Latest posts by Rising Voices
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."
From Ghana, Alhassan Mohammed Awal has been working to share knowledge in his native language of Dagbani through Wikimedia projects.
In the Basque Country of Spain, Beñat Garaio has been working to promote the Basque language by organizing initiatives and events, engaging with diaspora communities, and taking part in academic support activities.
From Aragón, Spain, Silvia Cebolla has been raising the visibility of the Aragonese language as a television presenter, YouTube vegan chef, and through other online activities promoting the language.
From Ghana, Daniel Abugre Anyorigya has been working to share knowledge in his native language of Gurene through Wikimedia projects.
According to a recent survey, less than 20 people, mainly elderly, in Lithuania can use, speak, understand and read the Karaim language. We interviewed Romas who shared the efforts to promote new speakers.
For over 20 years, Kevin Scannell has been an advocate for the Irish language who believes in the importance of providing online options for Irish speakers.
Rising Voices is pleased to present the 10 individuals selected for the Mayan Languages Digital Activism Fellowship Program 2022 who will begin a peer-to-peer exchange process to develop their community projects.
From France, the Academie du Gallo has been promoting online visibility and recognition for the Gallo language .
From Senegal, El Hadji Ibrahima DIAGO has created a podcast to explore the intersection of the Wolof language and tech.
From Nigeria, Lucy Chinyeaka Iwuala has been working to promote the Igbo language by sharing knowledge in digital platforms such as Wikipedia.