South Africa has been branded as “the Rainbow Nation” because of the diversity of its citizens. The country boasts a very liberal constitution and eleven official languages, which however do not include Indigenous languages. What is becoming more and more apparent lately is the exclusion of the Khoi and San languages especially from school curricula, radio, and television. IYX Radio is a new internet radio station that hopes to change the narrative.
Producer: Shaldon Ferris (Khoisan)
Interviewee: Sharri Cannel (San)
"Levantando la voz por la paz y la seguridad en nuestros pueblos y continentes", bajo ese lema se reunieron representantes indígenas de toda Abya Yala en el Encuentro Continental de Mujeres Indígenas de las Américas. Nuestra compañera productora de Radio de Derechos Indígenas Rosario González estuvo allí y entrevistó a una de las participantes Librada Pocaterra de la Organización Indígena Wayuu de Venezuela.
Peter Buffett is a Co-President of the NoVo Foundation, which works to foster a transformation from a world of domination and exploitation to one of collaboration and partnership. As part of this work, NoVo supports work in Indigenous communities across North America, including community-led programs that center Indigenous girls and women. Suzanne Benally (Navajo and Santa Clara Tewa) is a leader in U.S. Indigenous rights advocacy, and serves as the Executive Director of Cultural Survival.