Featured stories about Rising Voices
Stories about Rising Voices
5 January 2015
Colleen Fitzgerald, Director of CoLang 2014 reflects on the accomplishments in language revitalization in Oklahoma and Texas, where digital media also played an important role in the past year's work.
2 January 2015
Rising Voices invites you to take a look back at our 2014 activities supporting new communities in their use of citizen media for self-expression and digital storytelling.
31 December 2014
A traditional Native Alaskan story called "Kunuuksaayuka" has become a video game thanks to a collaborative initiative that seeks to preserve their culture and language.
17 December 2014
OjoVoz is an Android mobile app that allows underrepresented communities to collaboratively share digital stories through images and sound.
11 November 2014
Based on a series of workshops with young refugees from Burma, American author Erika Berg is planning a book that compiles artwork by the children in her seminars.
9 November 2014
Rising Voices co-organized a gathering for Indigenous Language Digital Activists in Oaxaca, Mexico to help build a network to help revitalize indigenous languages through the use of participatory digital media.
18 October 2014
Speakers of Odia will soon have mountains of books to read online in their mother tongue, following the launch of the Odia Wikisource, which will make accessible many rare books.
9 October 2014
After a workshop conducted in August 2014, indigenous leaders from Amazon regions in Peru started to discover the role drones can play in monitoring environmental threats to the rainforest.