Stories about Canada
Anishinaabe artist creates Turtle Island emoji to celebrate National Indigenous History Month in Canada
"Every nation, every language group, every clan, every individual indigenous person has a distinct story..."
"Jamaica, we mourn the passing of sculptor Gene Pearson and writer Garfield Ellis. But we will celebrate them always."
"I wish I had seen this in real time. The speed those legs were pumping at, to reach the ball. AND ground it! Amazing! Bravo!"
The fusion of West African music, Mississippi Delta blues and Caribbean rhythms are what the band Bokanté is all about.
Is Canadians' reputation for niceness preventing Canada from really achieving true greatness as a country?
An ongoing project, funded by the Wikimedia Foundation, is working with the Atikamekw community to develop Wikipedia content in their own language.
"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 a helping hand from the Indigitization project, First Nations communities in British Columbia are digitally preserving the rich cultural content contained in audio cassettes.
RuNet Echo explores popular stereotypes about foreigners gleaned from autocomplete suggestions generated by the website Yandex, Russia’s most popular Internet search engine.
In this piece of satire, a Global Voices contributor imagines what the United States of America under President Trump might look like in five years' time.
"We need to let them know they cannot in the name of profits do this to the people, the water, the land, and to the future generations."
"He spoke his mind unafraid, he stirred the pot [...] He was a citizen of the world but always belonged to Barbados. He was a proud native son."
Researchers Around the World Are Learning From Indigenous Communities. Here’s Why That’s a Good Thing.
“The hardest thing is to sit in a room with scientists who think they’ve discovered something, but their scientific discovery just confirms what our oral histories have talked about forever.”
"So many countries celebrate an athlete's body. In my country, a female athlete could be shamed and disciplined for showing hers."
People around the world were affected by extreme weather events in 2015, the hottest year on record ever.
Many thanks to the Global Voices members who shared photos from their celebrations and Christmas dinner tables.
Installation art project the REDress Project seeks to draw attention to the injustice faced by Canada's Aboriginal women: about 1,200 Aboriginal women have been murdered or gone missing since 1980.
From refugee to Parliament Hill: Ahmed Hussen is Canada's first member of parliament of Somali descent.
'Halal' Internet refers to Iran's national intranet project, but ads for censorship software associated with groups of parents protesting Ontario's sexual education curriculum are using the term.
The group behind the project explains, "As a Persian living outside of Iran, I miss speaking Farsi. Whenever I hear someone speak with a Persian accent it makes my day."
Passport privilege is perhaps the most valuable thing in the middle of the unfolding refugee crisis. Should a document be able to determine life or death in this world?