Featured stories about Rising Voices
Stories about Rising Voices
1 February 2016
The archive features versions of old-time children’s stories, pre- and post-contact histories, books about the environment and hunting, ghost stories, creation stories, and cautionary tales from Australia's Northern Territory.
28 January 2016
Rising Voices congratulates the five winners from Argentina, El Salvador, Mexico, Nicaragua that will receive microgrants and mentoring for their indigenous language digital activism projects.
15 January 2016
Angkety map is a new report highlighting digital resources available to Australia's indigenous communities interested in using technology for language preservation and revitalization.
17 December 2015
The project faces limited logistical, financial, and human resources as well as a general ignorance of Open Data, making each activity realized a feat of volunteer passion and activism.
19 November 2015
28 September 2015
Hinantin is a project aiming to develop Quechua-related software that spreads the indigenous language online through various social networks.
10 September 2015
This is the video story of how the Cherokee language has adapted and evolved over time to be used with the newest communication technologies introduced to society.
9 August 2015
The Cultural Archive of the Nomatsigenga Language and Culture promises to be a blueprint for indigenous knowledge preservation in South America.
6 August 2015
31 July 2015
27 July 2015
A participatory video project in Western Australia's Great Sandy Desert is teaching about hand signs used by Aboriginal women elders while teaching the Kukatja language.
23 July 2015
In the Peruvian Amazon, the Chariboan Joi citizen journalism project has been training young Shipibo to digitally capture traditional stories from their elders to preserve their language and culture.
22 July 2015
The Butchulla language, spoken by the people native to Fraser Island in Australia, faced extinction in the 20th century. It is now being revitalized thanks to the Butchulla Language Program.
8 July 2015
A citizen journalism project provides students from the Aymara Indigenous University of Bolivia "Túpac Katari" the opportunity to write about their experiences in this unique university.
3 July 2015
Indigenous youth from across Colombia gathered in Bogotá to share experiences and join the network of indigenous language digital activists.
30 June 2015
12 June 2015
A mobile input app called Indic Keyboard's newest release now supports language input in 22 Asian languages including 18 Indian languages apart from English, with 54 input layouts.
10 June 2015
After a violent battle for independence in the 1990s, Bosnia-Herzegovina remains one of Europe's most ethnically diverse countries. What does it mean to be Bosnian-Herzegovinian in Bosnia and Herzegovina today?
5 June 2015
Digital video direct from the Sarayaku territory in the Ecuadorian Amazon is helping to showcase the ongoing commitment to protect their lands from oil, gas, and mineral extraction.
2 June 2015
Through the efforts of a blogger, popular fairy tales and fables are now available in the Cree language in an attempt to encourage greater literacy in this native language.