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· May, 2017

Stories about Indigenous from May, 2017

Mexico's Indigenous Peoples Select a Woman to Represent Their Resistance in Upcoming Presidential Election

"Let this country shake with the resistance, rebellion and dignity of all the peoples of Mexico."

Kaqchikel and Other Guatemalan Languages Gain Momentum Online Thanks to Digital Activism

The Digital Activism Meeting for Indigenous Languages took place in Guatemala and brought together important initiatives for the visibility and strengthening of Mayan languages through technology.

A Wikipedia Made for—and by—the Atikamekw First Nation in Canada

An ongoing project, funded by the Wikimedia Foundation, is working with the Atikamekw community to develop Wikipedia content in their own language.

Meet the Alliance Managing Mexico's Mayan Rainforest

“Alianza Selva Maya,” which includes five communal lands and 1,250 families, promotes rural development based on good forest-resource management.

Among First Nations Youth, Hip-Hop Is a Tool for Self-Expression and Cultural Preservation

"This is the day you’ll hear our scream / cause we lost our way in life as youth / but I believe that one day we will rise."

With an Eye on the Future, First Nations in Canada Are Switching From Audio Cassettes to Digital

With a helping hand from the Indigitization project, First Nations communities in British Columbia are digitally preserving the rich cultural content contained in audio cassettes.

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