Stories about Language from April, 2022
“Defending life means protecting the living conditions of biodiversity in order to continue to exist," Nahuatl journalist Miryam Vargas says.
Shagz Chronicles: The Kenyan podcast that wants you to fall in love with the Kikuyu language and culture
Translation of the Kikuyu language continues to be a major challenge. Shagz Chronicles wants to normalize both the oral and written Kikuyu in everyday life, both online and off.
Satdeep Gill is a free knowledge enthusiast based out of Patiala, Punjab in India. Rising Voices interviewed Gill to learn about his contribution to advancing the Punjabi language online.
Ecuadorian philosopher and writer Tayta Sinchi explains why it is imperative to learn about the fundamentals of ancestral medicine.
What it’s like to encounter the Frisian language in nearly every space in daily life, even online, in Fryslân in the Netherlands
" you will encounter Frisian and use it everywhere in the province: at the baker’s, at the supermarket, at the library, at the doctor’s office, at school.."
Rising Voices interviewed Amrit Sufi, a researcher and academician, who is currently working on the digitization of endangered oral languages and cultures in India.
The passing of Cristina Calderón is a loss for the Yaghan Indigenous community, but she leaves behind numerous books about her language and culture for generations of Yaghan people to come.