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22 May 2016
This is the first post from the project "Miskitus and Mayangnas on the Internet", grantee winner to support digital activism initiatives in indigenous languages. The project is being carried out...
21 May 2016
16 May 2016
The initiative seeks to create pieces of radio art to make visible the Mapuche language, poetry and music. The Mapuche people living in the city of Buenos Aires will participate...
21 April 2016
Tune in to an Australian radio show to learn phrases in Gumbaynggirr language. If you happen to miss that episode, head over to their blog to read what you missed.
2 February 2016
Rising Voices is pleased to announce the launch of the participatory research project looking into the role and challenges of using digital media technologies to revitalize indigenous languages in Latin...
28 September 2015
Hinantin is a project aiming to develop Quechua-related software that spreads the indigenous language online through various social networks.
18 August 2015
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.
22 July 2015
The Butchulla language, spoken by the people native to Fraser Island in Australia, faced extinction in the 20th century. It is now being revitalized thanks to the Butchulla Language Program.
9 July 2015
A new citizen journalism project is bringing the voices of Aymara students from the Túpac Katari Indigenous University in Bolivia to the web.
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.
Through the efforts of a blogger, popular fairy tales and fables are now available in the Cree language in an attempt to encourage greater literacy in this native language.
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.
9 May 2015
Even though the indigenous language Muisca is extinct, a group of Colombians are using wikis, mobile apps, and social media to breathe new life into the language.