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These posts are from Rising Voices, a Global Voices project that helps create and develop citizen media in places where people don't normally have access to it.

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Stories about Rising Voices from May, 2015

31 May 2015

Odia Wikipedia Set to Celebrate 13 Years of Volunteer Contributions

A project that was virtually unknown a few years back with monthly page views in the low thousands recorded 8,08,834 page views in March 2015 alone.

29 May 2015

‘Go to Sleep, My Child’ With Lullabies from Around the World

Lullabies are universal in that it helps babies connect to language while providing soothing sounds for sleep. Explore lullabies from around the world.

18 May 2015

Join the Gathering to Connect Indigenous Language Digital Activists in Colombia

Together with local partners, Rising Voices is pleased to announce the open call for participation for an Indigenous Language Digital Activism Gathering set for June 18-19 in Bogota, Colombia.

10 May 2015

How a Traditional African Game Spread Throughout the World

An ancient strategy game enjoyed from the villages of the Sahel to the Mozambique Channel's fishing communities shows how intermingled Africa's cultures are.

A Tribute to Espíritu Bautista, Defender of the Yanesha Language and Culture

Anna Luisa Daigneault worked with the late Espíritu Bautista preserving Yanesha language and culture. She writes a tribute to her friend sharing his words from the Yanesha Oral History Archives.

7 May 2015

The Cherán Indigenous Community in Mexico Finds Its Voice in Homegrown Media

A closer look at the community media outlets in Cherán, which declared political self-governance and self-defense in 2011.

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