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9 July 2015

A Workshop Gathers Digital Activists Revitalizing Indigenous Languages in Colombia

Indigenous youth from across Colombia gathered in Bogotá to share experiences of revitalizing their native languages through the Internet and join the network of indigenous language digital activists.

29 June 2015

One Million Bones: The Road to Srebrenica, Bosnia-Herzegovina

Leslie Woodward, Co-founder & Project Director of the Post-Conflict Research Center, a 2014 Rising Voices grantee explains the organization's planned activities for the 20th anniversary of the genocide in Srebrenica.

9 June 2015

Chariboan Joi's Blog as a Space to Share Their Accomplishments

The blog by Chariboan Joi team is just one of the ways chosen to spread the word about the citizen journalism activities of the Shipibo youth in the Peruvian Amazon.

14 April 2015

Introducing Jatta Wöötanö Project's Blog

A new generation of Yekuana indigenous youth from Boca de Ninchire in Venezuela is discovering the potential of digital new media. Now they have their own blog.

13 March 2015

Mai Ro: To Sing the Song of Yadiko

The voice of Ever Kuiru's father has been preserved in the songs recorded by a local researcher and professor. Now, through the Rising Voices grantee project, he shares some of...

16 February 2015

Clogher Corner Celebrates New Cambodian Voices

From Phnom Penh, Cambodia, the Empowering Cloghers Project concluded with a ceremony recognizing the winners of the blog competition.

6 January 2015

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...

27 December 2014

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.

16 November 2014

Preparing for the Chariboan Joi Cultural Festival Festival in Shipibo Communities

The Chariboan Joi team tells us about the cultural festival, prepared along with representatives from involved communities, Betania, Palestina, Bethel and Alva Castro.

31 October 2014

Some of the Challenges in Taking The Tz'utujil Maya Language to Social Media

In San Juan La Laguna, Israel Quic shares some of the challenges facing Guatemalan society when trying to promote the use of indigenous languages online.