Rising Voices’ media and information literacy (MIL) curriculum was created by combining elements of Global Voices’ Civic Media Observatory and RV’s Reframed Stories initiatives. Through additional support of the Avina Foundation under the framework of the Voices for Just Climate Action project, the curriculum was implemented at a workshop through a partnership with the Indigenous Journalism School in Charagua, Bolivia in July 2022.
Roipea taperaɨ workshop
Read more about the two-day workshop that took place in the autonomous Guaraní community of Charagua Iyambae located in the Bolivian Chaco in July 2022.
Stories about Roipea taperaɨ
“The media talks about progress, but I haven't seen it,” says young Guaraní woman about the megaprojects in communities
When searching the word "road" in some media, Madelyn Paredes Maroni points out that the term is represented as a synonym for "progress" and "revenue" for indigenous communities.
‘The media should report on the water scarcity in the Indigenous communities,’ explains a young Bolivian journalist
What does a media search for the words "incendio" and "chaqueo" reveal? Brisa Abapori considers that these words were relevant in the media only during the fires, afterwards they were neglected.
A Guaraní professor analyzes the perception of Indigenous peoples in Bolivian media
Benjamín Cuéllar Fernández researched how the word "Indigenous" is used in Bolivian media and explained how he would like information about Indigenous peoples to be reported.
Creating new, local narratives on climate change in the Bolivian Chaco
Young Indigenous journalists propose more representative media coverage of climate change focused on their lived realities in the Gran Chaco, Bolivia that extends beyond natural disasters.