Stories about Announcements
Announcing the Mayan Languages Digital Activism Summit (January 11-15)
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.
Creation of linguistic landscapes using ancient and contemporary Mayan writing
In this post, José Alfredo Hau talks about his digital activism project, his community, and his Mayan language.
Activist Emre Pshigusa talks about his work revitalizing the Circassian-Kabardian 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 welcomes 10 Mayan Language Digital Activism Fellows
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.
First Mro language grammar book brings a ray of hope for the indigenous community
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.
Global Voices seeks Project Writer for participatory research project
Rising Voices, the digital inclusion initiative of Global Voices, is seeking a Writer to support a research project about the digital security and safety needs of global language communities.
Bread & Net panel to explore intersection of digital rights and MENA languages
Join us November 24 to exploring the intersection of digital rights & low-resourced and minority languages in MENA at the Bread & Net conference.
Updating Uyghur: The power of online discussions for language preservation
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
Indigenous-led telecommunications organization wins historic legal battle in Mexico
The Indigenous-led telecommunications organization can continue to provide affordable cell phone access to local communities in Oaxaca.
Join our online conversation on ‘Combating misinformation in under-resourced languages’
The session on Thursday 10 December will explore the impact of misinformation on linguistic and ethnic minorities in Africa and Asia, and how members of these communities are fighting back.
Our new normal doesn't have to be dictated by the monopolies of information technology
If the lesson from the pandemic is that we will survive thanks to internet connectivity and technology, then we are lost.
“Apthapi Digital” project creates digital security resources in the Aymara language
The "Apthapi Digital" project seeks to share digital security resources for a wide variety of Aymara-speaking audiences in accessible formats.