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9 February 2017

Creating Memes in the Berrichon-Bourbonnais Language

From France, Pierre-Marie Chevreux is taking part in the Mother Language Meme Challenge creating memes in the Berrichon-Bourbonnais language.

8 February 2017

Recording for “Digital Textbooks” in the Pisbi Language in El Salvador

Members of the Kakawira Indigenous People in El Salvador took part in audio recording sessions for the creation of a digital “booklet” in the Pisbi language as part of a...

23 January 2017

Celebrate Linguistic Diversity Online With the Mother Language Meme Challenge

Celebrate linguistic diversity on the internet by creating a meme in an endangered, indigenous, minority or heritage language for the Mother Language Meme Challenge.

21 January 2017

Launching the Project to Support the Revitalization of the Potón and Pisbi Languages in El Salvador

This is the first update on the indigenous language digital activism project from El Salvador working with the Potón and Pisbi languages.

17 January 2017

The Rising Voices – NewsFrames Initiative is Hiring a Community Lead

Global Voices is seeking a Community Lead for a new initiative working with the issue of representation of marginalized communities in mainstream and social media.

12 January 2017

Study Will Explore Best Practices for Creating Free Knowledge in Indigenous Languages on Wikipedia

Who is promoting indigenous-language Wikipedia sites? What are their motivations? What challenges do they face? These are a few of the questions we will try to answer in a new...

11 January 2017

How is Online Radio Helping to Empower Visually Impaired People in Armenia?

"There are about 25,000 visually impaired people in Armenia, of whom 6,000 are blind. Only 5% of these people are employed."

5 January 2017

LibreRouter: Why Buy a Router When You Can Build Your Own?

'Quite a challenge for hackers of free networks that, in my opinion, are close to making an important step towards freedom and autonomy relating to technology and communication.'

17 December 2016

Ecuador Workshop Connects Digital Activists for the Good of the Kichwa Language On the Internet

In an effort to bring together digital activists in Ecuador, a recent workshop was held in Otavalo to continue the movement to promote the Kichwa language online.

7 December 2016

Students Showcase Miskito and Mayangna Multimedia at Community Forums

This is the fifth article about the “Miskito and Mayangna on the Internet” project, grantee winner of the 2015 Microgrant call to support digital activism initiatives for indigenous languages. The...

6 December 2016

The First Steps Towards Creating Bilingual Websites in Nicaragua

This is the fourth article about the “Miskito and Mayangna on the Internet” project, grantee winner of the 2015 Microgrant call to support digital activism initiatives for indigenous languages. The...

2 December 2016

How to Use the Internet to Protect and Pass on Traditions to Malian Youth

"Our mission is use information technology to preserve and promote Mali’s rich linguistic, material, and immaterial heritage."

7 November 2016

Perspectives on the Online Use of Languages in the Mayangna and Miskito Communities

This is the third article about the "Miskitu and Mayangna on the Internet" project, grantee winner of the 2015 Microgrant call to support digital activism initiatives for indigenous languages. The...