Stories about Digital Media
"For us, the International Day of Indigenous Peoples is not a celebration of labels, customs or exoticisms, it is a day that must acknowledge the systematic attempt to erase us."
Global Voices interviewed the leads of four projects that aim to help women facing violence during the pandemic.
"COVID-19 mini-wikithons provide a safe space for people to talk in their native Balinese language about their challenges and coping strategies of the pandemic in Balinese communities."
Please meet Biyanto Rebin, the host of @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account during May 27-June 02, 2020. He will be sharing his work with Indonesian and Javanese, both spoken in Indonesia.
The story behind “El árbol del amor,” an animated documentary from Colombia’s indigenous Nasa community
The animated film "The Tree of Love" shares stories constructed from testimonies from former child combatants and young survivors of conflict in an indigenous Nasa reservation in Cauca, Colombia.
"By means of stories, the communities search for ways to accommodate and/or resist changes that are taking place in the Mekong river basin."
Digital resources provide an opportunity for improved preservation and access to indigenous archival information, but also new challenges when it comes to who has access.
"My mother tongue, Shona [...] isn’t very high on the “food chain” when it comes time to chose which languages are made available online..."
With a helping hand from the Indigitization project, First Nations communities in British Columbia are digitally preserving the rich cultural content contained in audio cassettes.
Who is promoting indigenous-language Wikipedia sites? What are their motivations? What challenges do they face? These are a few of the questions we will try to answer in a new study into Wikipedia in indigenous languages of a Latin America.
"Accessible, diverse, transparent information empowers both governments and citizens. Better informed citizens make better decisions about their lives and their government."
Girl Activists in Kyrgyzstan are sharing their knowledge with girls from surrounding villages so they can speak for themselves collectively about the issues important to them.
We've trolled the web to come up with seven ways you can make sure you don't get bored over summer vacation... new courses available online focus on journalism, computer science, and creativity-boosting.