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About 42, 360 inhabitants of remote Indigenous communities in Guerrero, Mexico are being provided with life-saving information about Covid-19, thanks to WACC-supported radio programs in Mixtec and Spanish produced by local partner, Centro de Investigación en Comunicación Comunitaria A.C. (CICCAC). Broadcast on Radio Zapata 94.1 FM, the radio...

Indigenous community radio stations have been “gaining traction around the world,” but many remain hamstrung by legal, financial, technical and administrative challenges, according to a new study, Are Indigenous Voices Being Heard?  launched online Wednesday, Nov. 25.   Commissioned by WACC Global, Cultural Survival, and the Indigenous Media...

On Wednesday, November 25, WACC Global, Cultural Survival and Indigenous Media Caucus will launch “Are Indigenous Voices Being Heard?: A Study on the State of Indigenous Community Broadcasting in 19 Countries.”  Please click here to register for the free online event.   The global study examines whether governments...

October 15, 2020 — Women from the Mé Phaa Indigenous community of San Miguel El Progreso, Mexico, have learned more about how they can address gender inequality through a series of workshops on community radio, leadership, and visual arts, as well as documentary screenings – all part of a project supported by WACC Global and Cultural Survival.   Mujer voz y...

A “Father Fire” around a tulpa (an Indigenous gathering) greeted communicators and members of Colombia’s Asociación de Cabildos Indigenas de Norte del Cauca (ACIN, Association of Indigenous Councils of Northern Cauca) who arrived to conduct the first of a series of workshops on communication, community...

Non-governmental organizations belonging to the Pan Amazon Social Forum (FOSPA) are raising the alarm about the effects of Covid-19 in the Amazon, saying the highest concentration of cases are in the border towns and areas where mining and other extractivist activities have continued.   Since March, the Pan-Amazonian Ecclesial Network (REPAM) and the Coordinadora de las Organizaciones Indígenas de la...

A project supported by WACC Global has trained more than 100 Indigenous broadcasters and members of the Indigenous community of Muellamués, Colombia, in producing radio programmes on peace, self-governance, gender equality, and human rights. The project was organized by the Fundación para la Promoción de la Cooperación Internacional...

Following four years of fruitful collaboration, WACC and Boston-based Indigenous rights organization Cultural Survival have decided to renew and enhance their ongoing partnership. Starting this year, WACC and Cultural Survival will concentrate their efforts not just on supporting individual Indigenous community radio stations, but also on...