Stories about Indigenous
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.”
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...
"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."
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.
"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."
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."
"This is the only telecommunications service that these communities have, historically they have not been covered...we believe a clear exemption for this type of operator should be in the law."
"...it is giving voices to these indigenous women and not placing any judgement on the story they want to tell through this figure of Deer Woman."
We need more outlets where youth can get involved and make our voices heard because we, too, have much to say and offer.
Maybe the media is covering certain topics and providing a general overview of things, but the roots of the problems, and the perspectives of the indigenous communities and nationalities, are...
Brazil’s First Indigenous Online Radio Station Uses Digital Media to Promote Native Languages and Communities
Rádio Yandê uses technology to shred stereotypes and misconceptions about Brazil’s native communities.
In the Depths of the Ecuadorian Amazon, Digital Communications Aid the Process of Self-Determination
Residing within the southern part of Ecuador’s Amazon region, the approximately 1,200-strong Kichwa community of Sarayaku have drawn international attention for their battles over land and indigenous rights—battles that have...
"...for many years we have been and continue to be an oral-based culture, but as a survival strategy we consider that it is important to build a written code."