Stories about Rising Voices from July, 2016
So Long, Phone Companies. Mexico’s Indigenous Groups Are Getting Their Own Telecoms.
For the first time in history, the Mixe, Mixteco, and Zapoteco populations will get licenses to operate a telecommunications network for indigenous communities to access cellular and Internet services.
One Children's Song, Translated Into Australia's Many Local Languages
Australia's children are being invited to translate a song into Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages for an internet video competition promoting linguistic diversity.
Learn Amazonian Languages With Apps Made in Iquitos
The Peruvian Amazon is revealed as an area of great potential for the community of software 'developers' in the region.
‘Talking Dictionary’ Transmits Language of Japan's Indigenous Ainu People
An online "talking dictionary" is attempting to preserve the Ainu language spoken by the indigenous inhabitants of Japan's northeastern island of Hokkaido.