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Indigenous Women all around the world are subjected to marginalization and inequality.
As we commemorate International Women's Day, we celebrate the work of Lukretia Booysen (Griekwa, Nama), an Indigenous change maker who is the curator of The Koena Art Institute. Booysen tells us about the Institute's collaboration with the Iziko Art Museum.
Produced by Shaldon Ferris (Khoisan)
Interviewee: Lukretia Booysen (Griekwa, Nama)
"Anania by the Baba Project, Used with Permission
"Burn your village to the ground", by The Halluci Nation, used with permission

Eden FM is the Southern Cape community radio station. The station was started in 2003 as an Initiative by Community leaders and business people in George, Oudtshoorn and Mosselbay. It soon grew to become the largest community radio station in the Western Cape Province.
Eden FM's presenters and staff about the impact that radio has had on the community where they broadcast.
All music is supplied by Eden FM.

In 2019 Cultural Survival started helping the San people in a remote part of Namibia to start their own radio station. The idea was to build a web radio station first and then apply for a license from the broadcasting authority in Namibia.
In this podcast we hear from Disco Koki (!Xun), one of the trainees, who came to South Africa to receive training at XK FM, the South African government-funded radio station, that was set up to give the San people a voice.
"Lights in the forest by Ziibiwan, Used with Permission

Of the estimated 7,000 known languages globally, 32 percent of them, which means as many as 2,300 languages are spoken by Indigenous Peoples living in Asia. But lately, because of many reasons, Indigenous languages are disappearing at an alarming rate globally.

De acuerdo con la Organización de las Naciones Unidas (ONU), en la actualidad en el mundo se hablan cerca de 7 mil idiomas, y pese a que los Pueblos Indígenas constituyen menos del 6% de la población mundial ellos hablan mas de 4000 idiomas.

En el mundo se habla diversos idiomas Indígenas, Según datos de las Naciones Unidas se hablan alrededor de 4000 idiomas. Pero lamentablemente también existe la realidad de que cada son más los idiomas Indígenas en peligro de desaparecer.

¿Qué acciones se están implementando para rescatar y revitalizar los idiomas Indígenas en el mundo?

In this report from Liberty Radio in Nigeria, the producers investigate the challenges related to education, and why education as a right sounds far-fetched.
Produced by Liberty Radio 91.7.

In this report from Positive FM 102.5 FM in Akure Nigeria, the producers went to the streets to talk to the people about the state of education in Nigeria.
Produced by Positive FM in Nigeria.

In most countries that were colonized, education is in the language of the colonizer, thus causing Indigenous languages to suffer greatly.

How do we protect languages on the brink of extinction? How do we educate the next generation about the languages spoken by their forefathers?

Cultural Survival has partnered with Radio Riverside in Upington, South Africa to produce a digital dictionary of over a thousand words with Ouma Katrina Esau.

De acuerdo con la Organización de las Naciones Unidas (ONU), en el mundo se hablan cerca de 7 mil idiomas, y pese a que los Pueblos Indígenas constituyen menos del 6% de la población mundial, ellos hablan más de 4000 lenguas. La ONU reconoce la importancia de las lenguas Indígenas para la cohesión y la inclusión social, los derechos culturales, la salud y la justicia, por lo que proclamó el período comprendido entre el 2022 y el 2032 como el Decenio Internacional de las Lenguas Indígenas.

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