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16 February 2015

Clogher Corner Celebrates New Cambodian Voices

From Phnom Penh, Cambodia, the Empowering Cloghers Project concluded with a ceremony recognizing the winners of the blog competition.

5 February 2015

Chariboan Joi Prepares Journalism Workshop for Shipibo Youth

Between February 9 -20, 2015 Chariboan Joi will organize a digital journalism workshop for the youth selected from various Amazonian communities.

6 January 2015

Raising the Issue of Gender-Based Violence and Inequality in Kyrgyzstan

The RV grantee project Girl Activists of Kyrgyzstan organized a Youth Activists Camp in Bishkek to talk about gender-based violence, as well as to raise the issue of HIV/AIDS education...

27 December 2014

Launching the Tsimane’ Linguistic Universe Project

The first activities of the Tsimane' Linguistic Universe took place in early December 2014 with workshops introducing the potential of social media to help revitalize this Bolivian indigenous language.

26 December 2014

Documenting Elder Storytelling at the Shipibo Chariboan Joi Cultural Festival

Here we share with you a review of the Shipibo Cultural Festival "Chariboan Joi" held in early December 2014, where local youth were trained as citizen journalist to capture the...

9 December 2014

Reinvigorating the Yekuana Indigenous Language Through Digital Media

Many Venezuelan indigenous communities speak their own ancestral languages, although acculturation processes may affect their oral legacy. A group of cultural managers develop projects to revitalize orality with digital media...

1 December 2014

Sharing the “Living Forest” Through Community Cinema Workshops in Sarayaku

From November 13-15, 2014, a community cinema workshop was held in the Sarayaku community, which was organized by El Churo Collective in conjunction with the communications department from Sarayaku.

22 November 2014

By the Numbers – Interaction in the Maya Tz'utujil Language Online

RV grantee project Tz'utujil Tziij Pa Nimk'atz provides some interesting statistics of the recent interaction in the Facebook Page and Group promoting this Mayan language in Guatemala.

16 November 2014

Preparing for the Chariboan Joi Cultural Festival Festival in Shipibo Communities

The Chariboan Joi team tells us about the cultural festival, prepared along with representatives from involved communities, Betania, Palestina, Bethel and Alva Castro.

13 November 2014

Building Tools for Musical Documentation

The Rising Voices grantee project "The South of South" has built a do-it-yourself rack for the recording equipment that will be transported from site to site to document musical collaborations...

First Jatta Wöötanö Organizational Meeting in Boca de Ninchare

The project Jatta Wöötanö begins with a meeting with representatives and leaders from the Yekuana commmunity that live in the Caura River Basin in Venezuela.

31 October 2014

Adding More Members to the Tz'utujil Tziij Facebook Group

The Tz'utujil Facebook has been enjoying increased growth from internet users in Guatemala interested in communicating in the Mayan language.

Some of the Challenges in Taking The Tz'utujil Maya Language to Social Media

In San Juan La Laguna, Israel Quic shares some of the challenges facing Guatemalan society when trying to promote the use of indigenous languages online.