Indigenous Commission for Communications Technologies in the Americas (ICCTA)

ICCTA’S Mission To promote the appropriate use and development of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) to strengthen the recovery of the roots of the Indigenous Peoples of the Americas and their legal, political, social, educational, cultural, spiritual and economic well-being. Slideshow about the ICCTA ICCTA Strategic Plan The objective of […]

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iREACH: informatics for rural empowerment and community health

KITD, through its iREACH project, is a pioneer in the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in the empowerment process of poor rural communities in Cambodia. Through the use of ICTs, villagers are better able to improve their social, cultural and economic well being. This has been, and is […]

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The eBario Vision for Indigenous People and ICT

The eBario project is operated by eBario Sdn Bhd. Here is the eBario mission: The eBario Vision for Indigenous People and ICT We welcome the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. The Declaration serves to further invigorate our own energies towards realizing our rights and we note that the Declaration […]

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International Development Innovation Network (IDIN)

MIT’s D-Lab will lead the International Development Innovation Network (IDIN), a consortium of universities around the world to establish and nurture a global network of local innovators using technology to address issues facing people living in poverty. “One of our visions is actually to fundamentally change the way that development […]

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Comprehensive Initiative for Technology Evaluation (CITE)

MIT’s Department of Urban Studies and Planning will lead the CITE effort in developing a rigorous methodology for evaluating technological solutions to challenges in the developing world; this methodology will help donors and policy-makers identify and invest in the best of these solutions. “Right now there is no shortage of […]

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The Language Archive (at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics)

The Language Archive (TLA) is a unit of the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics concerned with digital language resources and tools. Its major features are: A large data archive holding resources on languages worldwide. Many of the data are annotated audio and video recordings, but several other data types such as time […]

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Iwaidja Inyman

Iwaidja Inyman (ee-WAHD-jah EEN-mahn) meaning ‘Iwaidja language’ is an innovative and award-winning community project based on Croker Island in Northwestern Arnhem Land, dedicated to the documentation, maintenance, preservation and promotion of Iwaidja and other endangered languages of the region. Our funding comes from the Maintenance of Indigenous Languages and Records (MILR) […]

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First Peoples’ Language Map of B.C.

British Columbia is home to 203 First Nations communities and an amazing diversity of Indigenous languages; approximately 60% of the First Nations languages of Canada are spoken in B.C. You can access indexes of all the languages, First Nations and Community Champions through the top navigation on all pages of […]

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Finding a Voice

This site summarizes research from the Finding a Voice project (2006-08), a collaboration between Queensland University of Technology, University of Adelaide, Swinburne University, UNESCO and UNDP. Finding a Voice investigated creative engagement between underserved communities and information and communication technology (ICT) to empower poor people to communicate their ‘voices’ within […]

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