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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 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.

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