Indigenous Languages Preservation

Language and Cultural Preservation Tools

First Peoples’ cultural media preservation and Indigenous language revitalization tools help capture and retain endangered indigenous languages  Many indigenous peoples worldwide have stopped speaking their endangered ancestral languages, as most of the world’s languages are transmitted orally, some without written records, or using rare dialects and fonts. Two key goals of a successful language revival are to teach kids and to encourage other family members to put the language back into the home. Technology is not going to go away, so use it to help retain your various languages and cultural properties.  There are employment and training opportunities for local indigenous groups for developing relationships with other regional broadcasters to exchange stories and shows globally, extending the reach of your programming.

Indigenous governments use our open source playout automation to operate license exempt broadcasters with a portable suitcase Radio Station in a Box. Pop up TV stations manage slide shows on digital signage in admin building lobbies to present heritage pictures and videos for members and visitors alike. This is particularly important, as Indigenous culture traditionally have a rich supply of heritage material they want to share, but are reluctant to do so online because it can get cut and pasted, and disappear. Regional networks of signage display panels used as communication tools in public places by providing text based messages displaying local content with our video scheduling platforms.

UNESCO Proclaimed  2019 Year of Indigenous Languages followed by the United Nations General Assembly made 2022 through 2032 as the Decade of Indigenous Languages

7 thousand

Languages spoken worldwide

370 million

Indigenous people in the world

90 countries

With indigenous communities

5 thousand

Different indigenous cultures

2,680

Languages in danger

Language Revitalization Applications

  • Endangered languages initiatives projects to protect and monitor Aboriginal and Indigenous languages creating unity
  • Online electronic heritage library digital content management systems for easy access of media information and related content
  • Digitizing land claims and community meetings from archived audio cassette tapes and older video format recordings
  • On-Air language radio program audio recordings in multiple dialects accessed by community elders with inexpensive FM radios
  • Baby program flashcards, multiple-choice games and animated Storybooks narrated by endangered language speakers

Preservation Features

  • Streaming Radio and TV with inexpensive digital signage to capture, search and network media with digital archiving
  • Community collaboration with citizen journalism tools to promote endangered languages, creating searchable database audio files
  • Permission system to keep track of different versions of the same information with check in/check out media tools for version management

Leave a legacy for the next generation with a permanent archive to help with your long term language preservation strategies using digital distribution language preservation tools

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