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Interview with Gladys Camacho Rios, Quechua language digital activist

Learn more about Gladys Camacho Rios. She hosts the @ActLenguas Twitter account during June 22-29, 2020 and will talk about her work with Quechua language.

RV Newsletter: Celebrating cultural diversity through emojis and stickers

The Rising Voices newsletter provides links to opportunities related to digital inclusion including access and adoption of digital tools, as well as different ways for communities to fully participate online.

Panel: How indigenous communities are combating misinformation by creating fact-checked resources in their native languages

Take part in a RightsCon panel discussion about the importance of providing fact-checking and verified information in indigenous languages of Latin America.

Online Conversation: How language digital activism can play a role in the upcoming International Decade of Indigenous Languages

Please join us in the 2nd in a series of online exchanges about language digital activism to take place on Thursday, July 30, 2020

Q&A with Language Warriors PH, a translators’ network in the Philippines

Language Warriors PH will host of @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account during July 22-28, 2020. Find out about their work translating health content in various Philippine languages.

Q&A: Meet Lami’ Tsai-Wei Hung, Sakizaya language activist

Please meet Lami’ Tsai-Wei Hung, the host of @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account during July 15-21, 2020. She will be sharing her work with the Sakizaya language, spoken in Taiwan.

Indian activists publish the first online magazine in the Santali language

Language activists from the eastern Indian state of Odisha have recently published the very first online magazine in the Santali language.

RV Newsletter: Online exchanges to explore language digital activism

The Rising Voices newsletter provides links to opportunities related to digital inclusion including access and adoption of digital tools, as well as different ways for communities to fully participate online.

Uyghur emojis help spread message of cultural resistance over social media

Emojis representing Uyghur characters and culture are now available on the encrypted messenger platform Telegram in an effort by the Uyghur diaspora in Russian-speaking countries to raise visibility.

Online Conversation: What does the future hold for indigenous languages online in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic?

Announcing the first in a series of online exchanges about language digital activism to take place on Thursday, July 16, 2020

Q&A: Meet Nabil Berri, Acehnese language activist

Please meet Nabil Berri, the host of @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account during July 08-14, 2020. He will be sharing his work with the Acehnese language, spoken in Indonesia.

Join us for cross-regional online exchanges about language digital activism

Through a new collaboration between Rising Voices and the Canadian Embassy in Mexico, we'll explore how language digital activism may play a meaningful role in the future of language revitalization.

Interview with Jermani Ojeda Ludeña, Quechua language digital activist

Learn more about Jermani Ojeda Ludeña. He manages the @ActLenguas Twitter account during June 8-14, 2020 and will speak about his work with the Quechua language.