Technology


Stylist Kemal Harris on diversity in red-carpet fashion and dressing the stars
The Globe and Mail
... I had the black pants in mind for that outfit,” and we'll talk. The first time I was like, “Oh, this is so strange,” but technology – you get used it. ... Have you met any other Indigenous people in your field? There's some great designers on the ...

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Wed, Feb 22, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Zee News

Zee News

eToilets: What you need to know, how technology transforms sanitation
Zee News
eToilets are unmanned toilets which work on an indigenous technology and are placed on a cement or metal base. On the roof is a 225-litre-capacity ... Through the app, people can suggest new places where eToilets can be installed. As of now, about 2 ...

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Wed, Feb 22, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Times Higher Education (THE)

Times Higher Education (THE)

Research Development Strategist
Times Higher Education (THE)
UTS has a bold vision to be a world-leading university of technology. We are a dynamic and innovative university in central Sydney, consistently ranked the top young university in Australia. With a culturally diverse campus life and extensive ...

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Wed, Feb 22, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Manitoulin Expositor

Manitoulin Expositor

Statistics Canada conducts Aboriginal Peoples Survey
Manitoulin Expositor
The 2017 APS is a national survey of First Nations people living off reserve, Metis and Inuit aged 15 years and older. The 2017 APS represents the fifth cycle of the survey and focuses on transferable skills, practical training, use of information ...

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Wed, Feb 22, 2017, Continue reading at the source

YES! Magazine

YES! Magazine

The Student-Built Website That Keeps Government Climate Data Safe
YES! Magazine
Terri Hansen wrote this article for YES! Magazine. Terri is a member of the Winnebago tribe, and has covered Native and indigenous peoples' issues since 1993. Hansen's focus is science and the environment, and she has reported on climate change in ...

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Tue, Feb 21, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Dadavan Systems Launches New Technology Platform to Revitalize ...
Yahoo Finance
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Dadavan Systems, an innovator in data and education software, launched a new technology platform ...

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Tue, Feb 21, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Dadavan Systems Launches New Technology Platform to Revitalize ...
PR Newswire (press release)
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Dadavan Systems, an innovator in data and education software, launched a new technology platform ...

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Tue, Feb 21, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Scroll.in

Scroll.in

Urine capsules, dung insect repellent: Meet the people behind IIT-Delhi's cow research project
Scroll.in
Last week, the Scientific Validation and Research on Panchgavya project, coordinated by the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi, internally approved 34 proposals for research into panchgavya – a concoction of five products and derivatives from cows ...

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Tue, Feb 21, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Pro Bono Australia

Pro Bono Australia

Indigenous Digital Excellence Awards
Pro Bono Australia
With categories including Digital Elder of the Year and Entrepreneurship, the awards aim to uncover inspiring innovators and celebrate the achievements of Indigenous people working in the digital and technology landscape. National Centre for Indigenous ...

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Tue, Feb 21, 2017, Continue reading at the source

The Kathmandu Post

The Kathmandu Post

Nakarmi, who designed ground breaking water mills, dies at 71
The Kathmandu Post
Consequently, the state assisted the proliferation of new diesel operated machines and systems in the 70s and 80s without investigating methods to modernise local resources and indigenous technology. This move caused many people to abandon ...

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Tue, Feb 21, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Jakarta Post

Jakarta Post

COMMENTARY: Who will benefit from Jokowi's land reform?
Jakarta Post
On the edge: A family of the Orang Rimba tribe lives in a flimsy hut deep in the jungle of Jambi. The Indigenous People's Alliance of the Archipelago (AMAN) said indigenous people in Indonesia had often suffered discrimination and human rights ...

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Tue, Feb 21, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Global Voices Online

Global Voices Online

Local Language / Global Network: Designing Mobile Technology for Indigenous and Minority Language Users
Global Voices Online
Irish is a community language spoken outside of school in very few areas, most prominently in specially-designated rural regions called Gaeltachtai. Irish is thus a minority language in Ireland where most people use the majority language — English ...

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Mon, Feb 20, 2017, Continue reading at the source

DAR condemns killing of farmer in N. Cotabato
Manila Bulletin
The land in question was part of the 5,091-hectare lot declared as a reservation area for the Mindanao Institute of Technology and the USM through Presidential Declaration 428 during the administration of President Carlos P. Garcia. Last February 9 ...

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Mon, Feb 20, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Standing with Standing Rock
Campus Times
The unprecedented organization and unity of the Native American community represents a spiritual and cultural resurgence, a foreshadowing of future resistance. This is a new movement, led by women and the youth, making use of new forms of technology ...

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Mon, Feb 20, 2017, Continue reading at the source

'All-out war' | 9 activists gunned down in 3 weeks
Bulatlat (blog)
MANILA — The military's all-out war has so far targeted civilians and not New People's Army (NPA) guerrillas. From Feb. 3 to Feb. 19, nine farmers and indigenous peoples fighting for their land were killed in separate incidents by suspected state ...

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Sun, Feb 19, 2017, Continue reading at the source