Ongoing oppression, ethnic and sectarian conflicts, and political unrest have greatly reduced the Middle East's Assyrian community, endangering their 3000-year-old Assyrian language in its native Middle Eastern home.
Julio Cesar López Gómez, speaker of the Bats'il K'op (Tseltal) language, teaches workshops to children, translates, and creates audiovisual content. Learn about his story as part of the Mayan Languages Digital Activism Program 2023
Abisag seeks to use digital media to preserve and amplify the knowledge of her Mayan community. Learn about her project as part of the Mayan Languages Digital Activism Program 2023.
RV Newsletter: The Ghanaian Wikimedia Languages meetup and language digital activism around the world
Digital tools for language activism and environmental journalism – all in one issue.
The ongoing disputes among Kurdish languages and their lack of standardization create obstacles to accessing online information, impedes the flow of information, and curtails active participation in the digital realm.
Dr. Taofeeq Adebayo is breaking entrenched language barriers and the digital divide by teaching scientific and technological concepts in Yoruba through digital platforms.
ⴰⵣⵔⴰⴽ ⵏ ⵉⵣⵔⴼⴰⵏ ⵉⵎⵙⵏⵉⵍⵙⵏ ⵏ ⵉⵎⴰⵣⵉⵖⵏ ⴳ ⵍⵎⵖⵔⵉⴱ ⴰⵔ ⵉⵙⵙⴷⵓⵙ ⴰⵙⵢⵉⵡⵏ ⴰⵏⴰⵎⵓⵏ, ⴰⵔ ⵉⵜⵜⴰⵡⵙ ⵉⵎⵙⵍⵎⴰⵣⵉⵖⵏ ⵅⴼ ⵓⵎⵙⵙⵉⵏⵉ ⵙ ⵜⵍⴻⵍⵍⵉ ⵅⴼ ⵜⵎⴰⴳⵉⵜ ⴷ ⵜⴷⵍⵙⴰ ⵏⵏⵙⵏ, ⵉⵍⵍⵉ ⵢⴰⴽⴽⴰⵏ ⵜⴰⵎⵔⵏⵉⵡⵜ ⴳ ⵓⴷⵔⴰⵡ ⵓⵖⵔⵉⵎ. (Amazigh translation of the English translation)
Anissa Jones, an Indigenous educator, employs technology to persevere the Dharug Dhalang language. Her Puliima presentation emphasizes digital storytelling and preserving Indigenous Cultural Intellectual Property through technology and community involvement.
Respecting the linguistic rights of the Amazigh people promotes social integration and allows speakers to freely express their culture and identity, which results in increased civic engagement.
The Bininj Kunwok Regional Language Centre is participating in the Puliima Indigenous Languages and Technology Conference where they are presenting their technology-driven initiatives focused on the Bininj Kunwok languages.
Digital activist discusses why native Yoruba speakers should embrace their Indigenous language in online spaces
Many people are beginning to forget all the rich cultural and historical aspects of Yoruba. If the language is to thrive, its culture and identity must be visible.
Language activism, digital inclusion, opportunities, and more!
Surajo Teete is hosting the @DigiAfricanLang Twitter account from August 3–9, 2023, covering his work around the Fulfulde language, native to Western Africa.