Indigenous Tech and Media News Roundup: Aboriginal Day Edition
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Indigenous Tech and Media News Roundup: Aboriginal Day Edition

Happy (late) Canadian Aboriginal Day which our northern neighbors celebrated 21 June. Here’s a roundup of indigenous tech and media in the news, categorized by media type. GAMING AND SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT Apple’s 2013 Developer video features an indigenous-owned mobile app development group that I profiled here and at Rising Voices. It’s a beautiful video that … Continue reading

Indigenous Tech and Media News Roundup: Yuendumu Edition
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Indigenous Tech and Media News Roundup: Yuendumu Edition

Cheers from Yuendumu, home of the Bush Mechanics! Yuendumu is a small Aboriginal community in the Northern Territory of Australia. I am here volunteering with PAW (formerly Warlpiri) Media until I return to the United States in August.  PAW Media is one of the oldest Aboriginal media organizations in the country; some of you may know … Continue reading

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Indigenous Tech News Roundup: Late Spring Edition

News in this edition happens to fall in two geographical regions: Australia and North America. AUSTRALIA Yuendumu in the Northern Territory recently achieved a brand new digital television channel (ICTV) featuring all-local community content. “In what’s described as a major win for the remote media sector, Channel 601 (on the VAST digital platform) is a … Continue reading

Indigenous Tech News Roundup: Kuching Edition
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Indigenous Tech News Roundup: Kuching Edition

First of all, I apologize for the extended blogging absence. After an excruciating three-day journey from Brazil, I arrived safely in Kuching, the capital city of the Malaysian state of Sarawak (as pictured in the featured image for this post). Malaysia is the furthest East I’ve ever traveled and I have thoroughly enjoyed the hospitality … Continue reading

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Indigenous Tech News Roundup: Thanksgiving Edition

I forgot it was Thanksgiving in the United States tomorrow, as I celebrated “Thanksgiving” – i.e. Columbus day – back in Canada in October. I’m pleased to see the streets of Quito, Ecuador littered with anti-Columbus day graffiti: 14/10/1492 – nada que celebrar (Colombus day – nothing to celebrate.) Let’s all take a moment in … Continue reading