Endangered Languages Project shares my app list
Research / Technology

Endangered Languages Project shares my app list

A big thanks to the Endangered Languages Project (ELP) for reposting the list I compiled of indigenous language-learning smartphone apps. The project is supported by a coalition of groups around the world known as the Alliance for Linguistic Diversity. Google oversaw the development and launch of the project. According to their principle website, ELP … is an online resource … Continue reading

iDecolonize: Indigenous language-learning mobile apps
Language / Technology

iDecolonize: Indigenous language-learning mobile apps

Rising Voices, a project of Global Voices Online, republished a version of this post on their site.  Before I travelled to Nunavut, I was obsessed with Inuktitut syllabics, determined to master a language I found both syntactically fascinating and phonetically impossible. Surprisingly, Texas offered no possibility of one-on-one Inuktitut tutoring. Luckily, I had a private … Continue reading

Indigenous Tech News Roundup: Kuching Edition
News Roundup / Radio / Social Media / Technology / Television

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

Through Almir’s eyes: documenting deforestation in the Surui territory
Brazil / Climate Change / Natural Resources / Research / Technology

Through Almir’s eyes: documenting deforestation in the Surui territory

Here are three things you should never leave home without in the Amazon: water, insect repellent, sunscreen. And if you’re Chief Almir Narayamoga of the Surui, make sure to remember your high-tech video recording sunglasses. New field sites often require weeks of cultivating trust, understanding, and the relationships to yield interesting work. Which is why when I … Continue reading

Canada / Research / Social Media / Technology

Watch my Arctic Frontiers presentation on indigenous media online

For those of you who missed my presentation in Norway this week (I guess technically, I missed it too), you can watch it on Slideshare below. Thanks to everyone for the positive comments and feedback and feel free to get in touch with me with further questions. Arctic Issues On-line: Decolonizing the digital North from … Continue reading