Stories about Interview
"Gàidhlig, as with all endangered and Indigenous languages, needs to be present in digital spaces alongside dominant languages, such as English."
"My hope is that influencers and creators publish content in Occitan that will attract the youth and attract new audiences – marketing is extremely important for our languages."
Ọpẹ́yẹmí Adémọ́lá is a project manager in the language industry. A native speaker of Yoruba, he also works as a content developer for Nigerian language learning platform Sorolingo.
Ganesh Birua is a young activist from the Indian state of Odisha. Rising Voices talked with Birua to learn about his efforts to bring his mother tongue to the internet.
Talwyn Baudu believes that digital media may be a key factor in preserving Breton, a minority language
Talwyn Baudu is exploring the challenges and promises of sharing Breton, a language actively in decline, with the online world.
As the executive director of the Moore Wikimedia Community, Alhassan is providing Moore with a digital platform that exists in the face of dominating Western media and languages.
Surajo Teete's is motivated to digitize languages like Fulfulde in order to circumvent the geographic and political boundaries that limit us.
Meet Wali Ntumba, a Tshilubà language activist attempting to engage younger generations through digital resources
Through creating online learning materials, Wali hopes to inspire youth to gain confidence in their Tshilubà language skills.
Robert Obiri's work focuses on making the Fante dialect of Ghana more prominent in online spaces.
From Nepal, Bikram Rana has worked to promote the Rana Tharu language through a variety of digital mediums.
Umasoye is a digital language activist from Nigeria that is using media tools to make the preservation and teaching of the Ekpeye language fun and engaging for younger generations.
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.
Through her work with the initiative Ghana Natural Language Processing, Cynthia Amoaba has strived to increase the presence of Ghanaian languages in digital spaces.