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 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.
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.
The Tz'utujil Facebook has been enjoying increased growth from internet users in Guatemala interested in communicating in the Mayan language.
Radio stations in Achuar and Shuar indigenous communities in the Ecuadorian Amazon are preparing to establish an online presence to broadcast in their own language, as part of the Rising Voices Amazonia initiative.
From the Ecuadorian Amazon, we get to know the community of Sarayaku that said no to road, but connect to the rest of the world through the Internet.
The Rising Voices grantee project Theatre Technology House share information how they solicit ongoing feedback from their audience for their radio soap about governance and democracy in Lira, Uganda.
The RV grantee project Girl Activists in Kyrgyzstan have been receiving the first submissions from girls around the country who want to share their stories. This first story comes from Jibek who writes about being discouraged from studying science.