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‘Deer Woman: An Anthology’ Sheds Light on Violence Against Native Women in North America

"...it is giving voices to these indigenous women and not placing any judgement on the story they want to tell through this figure of Deer Woman."

The Crowd-Sourced Faroe Islands Answer to Google Translate

What do you do when your national language doesn't show up in Google Translate? If you're the Faroe Islands, you just crowd-source your own solution.

“As Indigenous Youth, We Have the Right to Make Our Opinions Heard”

We need more outlets where youth can get involved and make our voices heard because we, too, have much to say and offer.

Early Local Efforts Linking Activists During the Pre-Internet Days

Before the internet as we know it existed, groups of activists from different corners of the world were working on stand-alone systems with “human gateways”.

“We Should Talk About Indigenous Struggles, But Acknowledge Our Achievements As Well”

Maybe the media is covering certain topics and providing a general overview of things, but the roots of the problems, and the perspectives of the indigenous communities and nationalities, are...

“We Need to Create Together Digital Neighbourhoods Where We Can Operate Without Fear”

The following post was originally published on APC News and is republished here as part of a partnership between the Association for Progressive Communications and Rising Voices. Kéfir, based in...

The Stories Behind DACA, the Now-Ended Program for Young Undocumented Immigrants in the US

"The term American should not be defined by a document or the lack of one, but more so the willingness to contribute to the country and help others out..."

New Zealand Artists Launch ‘We Are Beneficiaries’ Social Media Campaign to Highlight Welfare Concerns

My wish for Work and Income New Zealand is that they treat our older citizens with deep respect, especially if they are caring for grandchildren."

Getting Started Localizing and Translating the Wikipedia Interface

Amir Aharoni from the Wikimedia Foundation shares his tips on how to localize and translate the Wikipedia interface making it available in more languages.

The Prospects for the Sum of All Human Knowledge in Wikipedia in Indigenous Languages

Following an 8-month research study examining the challenges and opportunities for Wikipedia in indigenous languages of Latin America, here are some of the key findings.

Brazil’s First Indigenous Online Radio Station Uses Digital Media to Promote Native Languages and Communities

Rádio Yandê uses technology to shred stereotypes and misconceptions about Brazil’s native communities.

When an African Community Network is Much More Than Just Telecommunications Infrastructure

A recent Internet Society report about community networks in Africa sheds some light on how to best provide support for increased affordable telecommunications access.

In the Depths of the Ecuadorian Amazon, Digital Communications Aid the Process of Self-Determination

Residing within the southern part of Ecuador’s Amazon region, the approximately 1,200-strong Kichwa community of Sarayaku have drawn international attention for their battles over land and indigenous rights—battles that have...