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FPCC's “Check Before You Tech” guide is now available in Spanish

The First Peoples' Cultural Council's resource guide "Check Before You Tech" is now available in Spanish for Latin American Indigenous communities.

RV Newsletter: Taking a look back at the Indigenous Connectivity Summit 2020

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.

The Mexican indigenous artists who are defying labels and stereotypes

"For us, the International Day of Indigenous Peoples is not a celebration of labels, customs or exoticisms, it is a day that must acknowledge the systematic attempt to erase us."

WhatsApp is the new tool for Venezuelan feminists during the pandemic

Global Voices interviewed the leads of four projects that aim to help women facing violence during the pandemic.  

Peru's state TV broadcasts 23 hours in Spanish daily but only 1 hour in indigenous languages

The lack of representation in television reflects how the Peruvian state, in its 200-year history, has treated its indigenous peoples: in a colonial, racist and discriminatory way.

Exchanges “Live” program will explore the potential for cross-regional digital language activism

Please join us in the 4th in a series of online exchanges about language digital activism to take place on Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Túndé Adégbọlá's work bridges “the language gap of the digital divide for Africa” through technology

Hear from the founder of the African Language Technology Initiative (ALT-i) in Nigeria about their pioneering work to incorporate speech synthesis, automatic speech recognition, and language engineering for the benefit...

Ecuador's indigenous Amazonian peoples launch online COVID-19 tracker

The aim of the COVID-19 online tracker is to understand which communities are in need of aid during the pandemic.

Q&A: Meet language, education and development expert Pushker Kadel

Please meet Pushker Kadel, the host of @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account during August 19-25, 2020. He will be sharing his work as a language, education and development practitioner in Nepal.

Exchanges “Live” program will explore the emergence of indigenous language digital activism

Please join us in the 3rd in a series of online exchanges about language digital activism to take place on Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Interview with Gladys Camacho Rios, Quechua language digital activist

Learn more about Gladys Camacho Rios. She hosts the @ActLenguas Twitter account during June 22-29, 2020 and will talk about her work with Quechua language.

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