Proposals in Historical Documentation

March 4, 2013

Bolivia: Telling the History in Our Own Words

In Bolivia, there are five largest organizations representing indigenous. Despite the rich history of these organizations in their struggle for inclusion in the public life, there are few documents that tell their story, neither is the voice of the people themselves and most have only parts and not the whole story. Therefore, we propose a workshop on free software to create documents and workshops using digital media for publication.

Bolivia: Shooting Bolivia from Wikimedia Commons

Multimedia material of Bolivia within Wikimedia Commons are few. There are no images, audios or videos of historical places or towns and cities. In Bolivia, there are several groups of people interested in multimedia who share their work through social media, but these photos are not shared under a free license. The most frequent reason is that they do not know how to use these type of licenses. We will show them how to do this.

Brazil: Click on the Power of Community

Intend to build a community of history through your neighborhood of information and photographic virtual knowledge taking public participation and its residents. Avoiding and bringing to the concept of social inclusion of persons excluded cyber age, due to lack of opportunity.

March 2, 2013

Mexico: Youth Documentating its History throughout Generations Diversity

The communities involved will identify problems, necesities and cultural characteristics of their population and social context. Allowing the analysis of their current situation finding possible colective solutions. Reflection will be encouraged generating a positive impact in their social context. Concluding in the communities acknowlegement throughout their own reflections, by making use of digital media for its diffusion through social network

Nicaragua: The Life of the Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Creating a digital portfolio of storage, sharing and organization of photos that tell the story of the 60 years of life of the Nicaraguan Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics and facilitate the direct and dynamic observation of those involved and the development of its activities. Main activity: empower members of Sonigob Flickr photography.

February 20, 2013

Peru: Water in Lachaqui, Poking his Past

It will value the activities performed Lachaqui farming community in the past to ensure water for irrigation. Inquire into elders, organization, rites, customs and celebrations that lavished the water and community documents. Be compiled into a booklet and a video that will be presented and distributed in the community, migrants in Lima and the world, national and international organizations, and airs on radio and TV Canta, Lima and abroad.