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Panel: How indigenous communities are combating misinformation by creating fact-checked resources in their native languages

Take part in a RightsCon panel discussion about the importance of providing fact-checking and verified information in indigenous languages of Latin America.

Online Conversation: How language digital activism can play a role in the upcoming International Decade of Indigenous Languages

Please join us in the 2nd in a series of online exchanges about language digital activism to take place on Thursday, July 30, 2020

Q&A with Language Warriors PH, a translators’ network in the Philippines

Language Warriors PH will host of @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account during July 22-28, 2020. Find out about their work translating health content in various Philippine languages.

Online Conversation: What does the future hold for indigenous languages online in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic?

Announcing the first in a series of online exchanges about language digital activism to take place on Thursday, July 16, 2020

Join us for cross-regional online exchanges about language digital activism

Through a new collaboration between Rising Voices and the Canadian Embassy in Mexico, we'll explore how language digital activism may play a meaningful role in the future of language revitalization.

MarginalizedAadhaar: Digital identity in the time of COVID-19

India's digital identification system is putting marginalised communities at a greater disadvantage during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Interview with Alcides Javier Torres Gutt, Guaraní language digital activist

Find more about Alcides Javier Torres Gutt. He will manage the @ActLenguas Twitter account during June 15-21, 2020 and will talk about his work for the Guaraní language.

Interview with Mito Reyes, Ayöök (Mixe) language activist

Learn more about Jaime López Reyes, host of the @ActLenguas Twitter account during 4-10 May 2020, and about his work with the Ayöök (Mixe) language.

#MarginalizedAadhaar: Is India's Aadhaar enabling more exclusion in social welfare for marginalized communities?

India's biometric-based digital ID Aadhaar seems to bring more exclusion to marginalized communities rather than solving it.

CGNet Swara is using Bluetooth to source content and share news with Indian villages

CGNet Swara is helping groups that have been largely ignored by mainstream media use Bluetooth to create content and share CGNet-produced news, music and other programmes with their communities.

The Indian state of Odisha publishes online dictionaries in 21 indigenous languages

India is home to over 780 languages and approximately 220-250 languages have died over the last 50 years.

Meet Marisol Mena Antezana, host of the @ActLenguas Twitter account for May 13-19

Learn more about Marisol Mena Antezana, the host managing the @ActLenguas Twitter account during April 29 - May 5, 2019 to talk about her work with the Quechua language.

Connecting the villages of the Suusamyr Valley in Kyrgyzstan

The Internet Society (ISOC) Kyrgyzstan Chapter is setting up a community network in the village of Suusamyr in Chui, the northernmost region in Kyrgyzstan.