Stories about Feature from November, 2019
India is home to over 780 languages and approximately 220-250 languages have died over the last 50 years.
Sustaining endangered languages involves transforming how speakers are perceived in their communities, how languages are portrayed in the local and national media, and how the matter is treated by governments.
"Quichua was for me a language with which I cohabited, but I didn’t really know."
Yolanda Mamani, a feminist chola who started fighting for her rights as a child domestic worker, now take her talkative style to her radio show, blog and YouTube channel.
“It is surprising not to find terms related to social demands and the communities’ defense of the territory”
"When conducting the search for the term “mixtec *”, with results from the previous year, two themes stand out: linguistic and cinematographic."
Interview with Erick Huerta, a researcher helping to bring internet access to indigenous communities in Mexico
A project to build and strengthen the communication and technological autonomy of indigenous peoples and communities.
RV Newsletter: Digital Citizen Summit examined the policy, practice, and social reality of misinformation
The Rising Voices newsletter provides links to opportunities related to digital inclusion including access and adoption of digital tools, as well as different ways for communities to fully participate online.
Read this Q&A with Mulihay Talus, the host of @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account during Nov 12 - 18, 2019. He will be sharing about her efforts in preserving and digitising the Minangkabau language.