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.
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.
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 the songs digitized as a way to keep his legacy living.
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.
From Phnom Penh, Cambodia, the Empowering Cloghers Project concluded with a ceremony recognizing the winners of the blog competition.
Between February 9 -20, 2015 Chariboan Joi will organize a digital journalism workshop for the youth selected from various Amazonian communities.
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.
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.