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28 September 2018

A new indie film festival features the struggles and triumphs of indigenous Papua, Indonesia

The film festival "highlights the issues of the indigenous people of Papua through documentary films as well as to build public awareness of the important issues impacting them.”

27 September 2018

“Violence was the concept in dispute”

Reframed Stories asks people to respond to dominant themes in news coverage about themselves and the issues that affect them. Apawki Castro of the Confederation of the Indigenous Nationalities of...

13 September 2018

‘Bien Chabacano’ blog preserves and promotes Asia's only Spanish-based creole language

"Unless more aggressive preservation efforts will be implemented, the day will come when Chabacano will only be spoken inside the home."

1 August 2018

Localizer shares insights about the importance of translating open source software into Breton

"The Breton language is surviving because a lot of speakers worked hard to preserve it and, nowadays, it is important for us to translate software if we want our language...

30 April 2018

Women's Voices in Mexico: “Having your voice heard is a revolutionary act”

"We are looking at how gender affects the way that our stories are told, constructing narratives and using technology to make the transformative role we play more visible."

20 April 2018

Helping Community Radio Stations in Mexico Better Prepare for Emergency Situations

A new guide is designed to help community and indigenous media outlets in Mexico better prepare for emergency situations when their services to their listeners are needed most.

12 April 2018

Taiwan Literature Award for Migrants Makes Space for Different Narratives

Since 2014, the Taiwan Literature Awards for Migrants has provided a platform for foreign-born people in Taiwan to share their stories.

2 April 2018

We Matter: An Internet Campaign That Shares Hope and Healing with Indigenous Youth

"With our positive stories, we are not saying that everything is easy. We are saying that things might get hard but there is always a way forward."

6 March 2018

The Mother Language Meme Challenge 2018 Highlighted the Internet’s Amazing Linguistic Diversity

This selection of memes created during the Mother Language Meme Challenge 2018 highlights the diversity of languages found online.

2 March 2018

Creating Memes in the Guernésiais Language to Join the “Big Friendly Family of Tiny Languages”

Initiatives like #memeML have helped participants like the Guernsey Language Commission "realise that you’re not alone, but part of a big friendly family of tiny languages around the world."

26 February 2018

Spreading Traditional Wisdom Through Memes in the Hawai'i Language

As part of the 2018 #MemeML challenge, @aloha_aina published several memes infused with Hawaiian wisdom called ‘ōlelo no’aeau or “poetic sayings”.

19 February 2018

The Acadian French Language Finding New Frontiers Online Through Memes

Thanks to the work of Langue Acadienne project, the Acadian French language is being promoted during the Mother Language Meme Challenge.

How Indigenous Communities Are Using Data to ‘Reframe’ Their Narratives Through Digital Storytelling

"Tools of this kind can become an element to analyze our communication work and guide us in choosing the best way to respond to the information generated by traditional media."