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28 January 2016

Rising Voices Welcomes Five New Indigenous Language Digital Activism Grantees

Rising Voices congratulates the five winners from Argentina, El Salvador, Mexico, Nicaragua that will receive microgrants and mentoring for their indigenous language digital activism projects.

20 January 2016

Angkety Map Highlights Digital Resources for Australia's Indigenous Language Revitalization

Angkety map is a new report highlighting digital resources available to Australia's indigenous communities interested in using technology for language preservation and revitalization.

13 November 2015

Iran’s Minorities Use the Internet to Overcome Tensions

Iran’s ethnic minority communities are increasingly taking to the net to mobilise against racism and oppression

16 September 2015

An Animated History of How the Cherokee Have Adapted Their Language for Technology

This is the video story of how the Cherokee language has adapted and evolved over time to be used with the newest communication technologies introduced to society.

18 August 2015

Learn 40 Aboriginal Hand Signs Used to Communicate Across Western Australia’s Desert

A participatory video project in Western Australia's Great Sandy Desert is teaching about hand signs used by Aboriginal women elders while teaching the Kukatja language.

9 July 2015

Students Connect With Their Community Roots at Bolivia’s Aymara Indigenous University

A new citizen journalism project is bringing the voices of Aymara students from the Túpac Katari Indigenous University in Bolivia to the web.

Australian Kids Are Learning the Warumungu Language With a Radio Cockatoo’s Help

A white cockatoo named Pinangkarl is a central character in radio program and audio podcast "Pinarra Aku" teaching Australian children about the Warumungu Aboriginal language.

A Workshop Gathers Digital Activists Revitalizing Indigenous Languages in Colombia

Indigenous youth from across Colombia gathered in Bogotá to share experiences of revitalizing their native languages through the Internet and join the network of indigenous language digital activists.

29 June 2015

One Million Bones: The Road to Srebrenica, Bosnia-Herzegovina

Leslie Woodward, Co-founder & Project Director of the Post-Conflict Research Center, a 2014 Rising Voices grantee explains the organization's planned activities for the 20th anniversary of the genocide in Srebrenica.

9 June 2015

Chariboan Joi's Blog as a Space to Share Their Accomplishments

The blog by Chariboan Joi team is just one of the ways chosen to spread the word about the citizen journalism activities of the Shipibo youth in the Peruvian Amazon.

14 April 2015

Introducing Jatta Wöötanö Project's Blog

A new generation of Yekuana indigenous youth from Boca de Ninchire in Venezuela is discovering the potential of digital new media. Now they have their own blog.

13 March 2015

Mai Ro: To Sing the Song of Yadiko

The voice of Ever Kuiru's father has been preserved in the songs recorded by a local researcher and professor. Now, through the Rising Voices grantee project, he shares some of...

16 February 2015

Clogher Corner Celebrates New Cambodian Voices

From Phnom Penh, Cambodia, the Empowering Cloghers Project concluded with a ceremony recognizing the winners of the blog competition.