Digital indigenous

Digital indigenous

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John Ahni Schertow
July 19, 2014
 

Produced in 2010, Indigenas Digitais recounts the experiences of Indios Online, a network of Pataxo Hahahae, Kariri-Xocó, Tupinambá, Pankararé and other Indigenous Peoples in Brazil that strives to provide communities with access to information and promote intercultural dialogue.

Dispelling the myth that Indigenous people somehow forfeit their identity by using communication technologies, Indigenas Digitais demonstrates how Indigenous Peoples are utilizing mobile phones, cameras, camcorders, computers and the internet to empower their struggles for rights and promote better days for their communities.

Director: Sebastian Gerlic
Producer: Thydewa

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