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.
"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.
Between February 9 -20, 2015 Chariboan Joi will organize a digital journalism workshop for the youth selected from various Amazonian communities.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
The Chariboan Joi team tells us about the cultural festival, prepared along with representatives from involved communities, Betania, Palestina, Bethel and Alva Castro.
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 in the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico.