Stories about Announcements
‘The media do not show what really happens in the Indigenous communities,’ an Indigenous radio host says
When you do a search for the word "Indigenous" in some Bolivian media, what do you find? María Jesús Velasco finds that the term is not reported on accurately.
After the 2019 fires, Diego Encinas recalls that the media turned their attention to the Gran Chaco, but once the fire was mitigated, they forgot to cover the effects that today affect the flora, fauna and the Indigenous communities.
‘The media accuse us, Indigenous people, of starting the fires,’ this young Bolivian journalist says
Mario Quezada believes that the media should focus on providing information to prevent fires or pollution in the Gran Chaco
When you search for the term "oil activity" in Bolivian media, what do you find? Elías Cerezo observes that these terms are portrayed as being synonymous with progress.
When you do a search for the words "Indigenous people" in Bolivian media, what do you find? Rober Degni Abapori identifies that these terms refer to the Indigenous autonomies.
A young radio broadcaster asks the media to inform on the lack of health services in the Gran Chaco, Bolivia
When you do a search for the word "health" in some Bolivian media, what do you find? Génesis Juliane Quispe shares her perspective.
‘We can mitigate climate change by listening to the voice of the Indigenous peoples’ says young Indigenous leader in Bolivia
A young Indigenous leader speaks to the media: fact-check your information before sharing
Rising Voices will host the Mayan Languages Digital Activism Summit 2023 at the Grand Museum of the Mayan World in Mérida, Mexico on January 11–15.
‘The media should report on the water scarcity in the Indigenous communities,’ explains a young Bolivian journalist
What does a media search for the words "incendio" and "chaqueo" reveal? Brisa Abapori considers that these words were relevant in the media only during the fires, afterwards they were neglected.
In this post, José Alfredo Hau talks about his digital activism project, his community, and his Mayan language.
Through his research of the Circassian-Kabardian language at Ohio State University, Emre has been motivated to promote the language in digital spaces for its preservation.
Rising Voices is pleased to present the 10 individuals selected for the Mayan Languages Digital Activism Fellowship Program 2022 who will begin a peer-to-peer exchange process to develop their community projects.
This year, the highlight of the International Mother Language Day in Bangladesh was the publication of the first grammar book written in Mro, an endangered indigenous language.