Rachael Petersen · September, 2013

Latest posts by Rachael Petersen from September, 2013

Aboriginal Australians Create Online Hand Sign Dictionary

  19 September 2013

Iltyem-Iltyem, meaning "signaling with hands" in the Anmatyerr language, is a women-led project collecting hundreds of videos from four Aboriginal communities, documenting sign language which has been used for generations to communicate across distances, when someone else is talking, or in secret.

Zapoteco Community Launches Autonomous Cellular Network

  3 September 2013

A rural indigenous village in the mountains of Oaxaca teams up with the NGO Rhizomatica to form the first autonomous, community-run cellular network in the world. The project, Dizha Kieru, is one of this year's Rising Voices micrograntees.