Stories about Indigenous from April, 2015
The Cherán Indigenous Community's Remarkable Road to Self-Rule in Mexico
This is the first in a series of posts about the Cherán community, which took on organized crime, established self-government and uses citizen media to strengthen and preserve its traditions.
For the First Time Ever, Judges in Peru Pass Sentences in Quechua and Aymara
Aymara and Quechua have been official languages in Peru for decades, but only in 2015 did judges for the first time employ the languages in their official sentences.
Peruvian Web Users Take the #LanguageChallenge
International Mother Language Day was celebrated on February 21, as a commemoration of the right every nation has to keep its own language, a key element of cultural identification. In Peru, there are 47 native languages, spoken by about 4 million people. To mark the occasion, the Office of Indigenous...
Australian Kids Are Learning the Warumungu Language With a Radio Cockatoo’s Help
A white cockatoo named Pinangkarl is a central character in radio program and audio podcast "Pinarra Aku" teaching Australian children about the Warumungu Aboriginal language.
Students Connect With Their Community Roots at Bolivia’s Aymara Indigenous University
A new citizen journalism project is bringing the voices of Aymara students from the Túpac Katari Indigenous University in Bolivia to the web.