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17 February 2020

Interview with Héctor Josué Martínez Flores, digital activist of the Nawat language

This profile post is about Héctor Josué Martínez Flores, the host of the @ActLenguas Twitter account for February 10-16, 2020, and about his work with the Nawat language.

30 January 2020

CGNet Swara is using Bluetooth to source content and share news with Indian villages

CGNet Swara is helping groups that have been largely ignored by mainstream media use Bluetooth to create content and share CGNet-produced news, music and other programmes with their communities.

2 December 2019

Exclusion in access to public information for marginalized groups in India

Subhashish Panigrahi highlights the challenges and opportunities relating to access to public information for marginalized groups in India.

29 November 2019

[Resource] Indigenous Languages: Zero to Digital – A Guide to Bring Your Language Online

Translation Commons shares “Indigenous Languages: Zero to Digital: A Guide to Bring Your Language Online” to describe the process to make languages accessible on computers and mobile devices.

26 November 2019

Museums of the mind: Why we should preserve endangered languages

Sustaining endangered languages involves transforming how speakers are perceived in their communities, how languages are portrayed in the local and national media, and how the matter is treated by governments.

24 November 2019

Quichua, a language that sets us free

"Quichua was for me a language with which I cohabited, but I didn’t really know."

The struggle of the Bolivian feminist chola is now online

Yolanda Mamani, a feminist chola who started fighting for her rights as a child domestic worker, now take her talkative style to her radio show, blog and YouTube channel.

23 November 2019

“It is surprising not to find terms related to social demands and the communities’ defense of the territory”

"When conducting the search for the term “mixtec *”, with results from the previous year, two themes stand out: linguistic and cinematographic."

22 November 2019

Interview with Erick Huerta, a researcher helping to bring internet access to indigenous communities in Mexico

A project to build and strengthen the communication and technological autonomy of indigenous peoples and communities.

11 November 2019

Meet Ramzy Muliawan, the host of the @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account for Nov 12 – 18, 2019

Read this Q&A with Mulihay Talus, the host of @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account during Nov 12 - 18, 2019. He will be sharing about her efforts in preserving and digitising the...

5 November 2019

Meet Tuhi Martukaw (Jocelyn Ting-Hui Hung Chien), the host of the @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account for November 5-11, 2019

Read this Q&A with Tuhi Martukaw (Jocelyn Ting-Hui Hung Chien, the host of @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account during Nov. 5-11, 2019. She will be talking about the Pinuyumayan language.

28 October 2019

Meet Farhad Shafitul Kabir, the host of the @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account for Oct 29 – Nov 4, 2019

Read this Q&A with Farhad Shafitul Kabir, the host of @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account during Oct 29 - Nov 4, 2019. He will be talking about Sylheti Nagri language.

21 October 2019

Meet Osama Manzar, the host of the @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account for Oct 22 – 28, 2019

Read this Q&A with Osama Manzar, the host of @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account during October 22, 2019 - October 28, 2019. He will be talking on the importance of tech in...