Stories about Indigenous
Digital discourse: How going online is keeping Kadazan and other indigenous languages alive in Borneo
"The indigenous languages don’t have to stay in dusty cabinets. We can use technology to have our languages and cultures available online."
A two-spirit theatre troupe celebrates the members’ indigenous ancestors, and themselves as transgender people, through language and art.
Sadik Shahadu: "Even though there are offline Dagbani resources and learning materials in most public libraries in some schools from the north, getting access to them is somehow difficult."
Kaitag, a language variant of the Dargwa family, is spoken in Dagestan's mountainous villages, but has a limited digital presence. Digital activists like Magomed Magomedov are working to change this.
Though spoken by over 10 million people, the Uyghur language is struggling to adapt to modern life and overcome heavy censorship and language elimination in China
The Indigenous-led telecommunications organization can continue to provide affordable cell phone access to local communities in Oaxaca.
The Indigenous Gitxsan language is under siege, but by harnessing the very technology that threatens to erase it, one Facebook Group, Gitxsan Got Talent, is renewing interest in the language.
If the lesson from the pandemic is that we will survive thanks to internet connectivity and technology, then we are lost.
Indian type designer Sony Salma has recently created a new typeface for the Sorang Sompeng, an old and little-used alphabet of the Sora.
"That's the idea of the series: to tell the Livonian story to the Latvian public, so they would better understand why Livonian is important."
"There are only a few countries in Europe who have indigenous people, and Latvia is one of them."
"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."
GV in Aymara is launching a new project called "Apthapi Digital" with the aim of providing accessible resources and information about basic digital security for an Aymara audience.