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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.

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." 

6 February 2018

Promoting a More Linguistically Diverse Internet Through the Mother Language Meme Challenge 2018

The Second Mother Language Meme Challenge will take place February 14-21, 2018 with an open invitation to anyone to create a meme in a minority, indigenous, or endangered language.

24 January 2018

The First Mobile Phone Network for Indigenous Communities in Mexico Is Under Threat

"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."

15 December 2017

‘Deer Woman: An Anthology’ Sheds Light on Violence Against Native Women in North America

"...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."

The Crowd-Sourced Faroe Islands Answer to Google Translate

What do you do when your national language doesn't show up in Google Translate? If you're the Faroe Islands, you just crowd-source your own solution.

7 October 2017

Early Local Efforts Linking Activists During the Pre-Internet Days

Before the internet as we know it existed, groups of activists from different corners of the world were working on stand-alone systems with “human gateways”.

“We Should Talk About Indigenous Struggles, But Acknowledge Our Achievements As Well”

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...

5 October 2017

“We Need to Create Together Digital Neighbourhoods Where We Can Operate Without Fear”

The following post was originally published on APC News and is republished here as part of a partnership between the Association for Progressive Communications and Rising Voices. Kéfir, based in...