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22 August 2014

Inuit Filmmakers Are Documenting Their Traditional Way of Life in the Small Canadian Hamlet of Arviat

Since 2010, the Arviat Film Society has been creating videos to promote Inuit language and culture in the Arviat community. Rising Voices interviews Eric Anoee, Jr. about his work.

18 August 2014

A Gathering of Indigenous Language Digital Activism in Oaxaca, Mexico

Global Voices, through its Rising Voices initiative, is co-organizing the Indigenous Language Digital Activism Gathering to take place in Oaxaca, Mexico in October 2014.

A Do-It-Yourself Code for Ethical Journalism

Codes of ethical journalism aren't one-size-fits-all. The Online News Association is creating guidelines to help new journalism projects and journalists find what works best.

17 August 2014

GKill City, a Site for ‘Countercultural Journalism’ in Ecuador, Turns Three

It's the country's only 2.0 media outlet that gives a voice to different ideologies and perspective. Journalists and citizens from all walks of life write for the site.

11 August 2014

‘Never Alone', a Video Game That Immerses Players in Traditional Iñupiat Culture

Never Alone (Kisima Inŋitchuŋa) features a female protagonist in a traditional narrative of the Iñupiat people of Alaska.

5 August 2014

5 Free Apps, Podcasts and Blogs to Learn Quechua

Quechua does not enjoy much official support in Peru, its country of origin, but new generations are using technology to learn and disseminate the languages belonging to this family.

27 July 2014

Doctors and Translators Are Working Together to Bridge Wikipedia's Medical Language Gap

A new project that aims to enrich Wikipedia articles related to medical subjects in many world languages has been given a $10,000 grant from the Wikimedia Foundation.

20 July 2014

Tour Guides Only Tell You One Version of a City's Story. This New App Lets Residents Tell You Theirs

Voicemap lets you listen to personal stories about the places you visit. You won't find these stories in the usual tourism guides.

17 July 2014

Some Communities in Sub-Saharan Africa Have No Online Presence. ‘Kumusha Takes Wiki’ Wants to Help Change That

Kumusha Takes Wiki is a pilot project working with local communities in Africa to reduce the information gap and correct the various misconceptions foreigners have about the continent.

8 July 2014

Can't Find Milk or Other Basics in Venezuela Thanks to a Food Shortage? This App Can Help

Abastéceme pinpoints the locations of items such as milk, flour and bread in Venezuela, where basic goods can be hard to find at times.

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