Stories about Feature
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.
Press freedom also means media in indigenous languages: The case of France's Occitan
Media production and access is essential to the revitalization of indigenous languages, as the case of Occitan, spoken less and less in southern France, demonstrates.
Creating new, local narratives on climate change in the Bolivian Chaco
Young Indigenous journalists propose more representative media coverage of climate change focused on their lived realities in the Gran Chaco, Bolivia that extends beyond natural disasters.
Translator Surajo Teete believes the Internet is the key to uniting Fulfulde language speakers
Surajo Teete's is motivated to digitize languages like Fulfulde in order to circumvent the geographic and political boundaries that limit us.
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.
Meet Lucy Chinyeaka Iwuala, Igbo indigenous language activist
From Nigeria, Lucy Chinyeaka Iwuala has been working to promote the Igbo language by sharing knowledge in digital platforms such as Wikipedia.
Meet Siki Dlanga, South African indigenous language activist
From South Africa, Siki Dlanga has been working with the South African Indigenous Languages Action Forum to promote linguistic diversity in all types of spaces.
Meet Amrit Sufi, who is helping to bring the endangered Angika language onto digital platforms
Rising Voices interviewed Amrit Sufi, a researcher and academician, who is currently working on the digitization of endangered oral languages and cultures in India.
Meet Oratile Olivia Gabaphethe, Setswana language activist
From South Africa, Oratile Olivia Gabaphethe has been promoting the Setswana language by creating scripts for film, helping to change perceptions about the use of her language in creative spaces.
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.
‘Your’dle: Wordle is now available in many of the world’s languages
Wordle is a fun way to flex your brain, but the open-source code behind the free game has also been adapted to work in different languages, including indigenous ones.
Down with the patriarchy: Transfeminist and non-binary Bolivians speak out on TikTok
La Pesada Subversiva hopes to "invade" online spaces with content about anti-patriarchal demands from the voices of the protagonists themselves.
Reviving the Cree and Ojibwe languages of Manitoba with TikTok
Sharissa Neault and Noah Malazdrewicz make fun videos in their languages to help Indigenous youth who think their culture and language are lost to reconnect with them.