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Shipibo Youth Take the Next Step as Chariboan Joi Digital Journalists

From February 9 -20, the Chariboan Joi Digital Journalism Workshop was held, where young participants were trained in citizen journalism and how to use digital tools to report on the Peruvian Amazon.

Returning Home: Reflections of Yadiko and Jitómagaro Clan

With reflections of belonging to his community, Ever Kuiru shares his experiences as he returns to his homeland after a long absence to begin the Rising Voices grantee project.

Eikofɨ: In the Bosom of Mother Earth

"We are the guardians of the earth's natural resources," shares the wise Juan Kuiru as recorded by the RV grantee project Yadiko Urukɨ from the Colombian Amazon.

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.

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 and tolerance.

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.

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 traditional stories of the community elders.

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 and information and communication technologies (ICTs).

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.

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.