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26 September 2016
"With this keyboard, we are addressing technical barriers to the use of Yorùbá and Igbo online."
This is the second article about the "Miskitus and Mayangnas on the Internet" project, grantee winner of the 2015 Microgrant call to support digital activism initiatives for indigenous languages. The...
13 September 2016
Tulu is spoken by 3-5 million people in the Indian states of Karnataka and Kerala, plus a sizeable diaspora living in the US and the Gulf countries.
23 June 2016
In this third part of the project “Müpüley Tain Mapudungun” (Our Mapudungun Soaring), the participants at the workshop reflect on how the language is present in the daily life of...
6 June 2016
The 2nd article article from the project “Müpüley Tain mapudungun" (Our Mapudungun Soaring), a Rising Voices grantee. Project leaders share the current state of their language in the city of...
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.
20 March 2016
‘68 tongues, 68 hearts’ is an animated project aimed at preserving and sharing the indigenous languages of Mexico through a series of short animations narrated in the indigenous languages.
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 January 2016
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.
28 September 2015
Hinantin is a project aiming to develop Quechua-related software that spreads the indigenous language online through various social networks.