Stories about Language from March, 2021
Kaitag, a language variant of the Dargwa family, is spoken in Dagestan's mountainous villages, but has a limited digital presence. Digital activists like Magomed Magomedov are working to change this.
There could be anything between 30,000 to 200,000 speakers of Lazuri, the language of the modern Laz people. The majority of them still live in the historical region of Rize, in Turkey.
Global Voices spoke with Eylem Bostancı, a project coordinator at the Laz Institute, an Istanbul-based organization dedicated to promoting the Laz language and culture.
Global Voices to collaborate with UNESCO on a digital activism toolkit for promoting languages online
A new Rising Voices-UNESCO project will be co-designed with networks of language digital activists to share best practices and strategies to overcome existing challenges.