Indigenous people

University of Manitoba Researcher Wins Award for Work on COVID-19 Indigenous App

[caption id="attachment_364612" align="aligncenter" width="1020"] Image: Osani Balkaran[/caption] Dr. Moneca Sinclaire, a researcher at the University of Manitoba's department of environment and geography, was recently presented with the Mitacs Award for Outstanding Innovation – Indigenous. The award was in recognition of her work on an app that helps Canada's Indigenous communities survey their residents about health...

FirstVoices Keyboard Brings Indigenous Languages to iOS and Android

FirstVoices Keyboard allows Indigenous people to type, text, and tweet in their traditional language. The app gives users access to over 100 Indigenous languages from Canada, the United States, Australia, and New Zealand. The goal of the app is to rejuvenate endangered languages in our mobile age. Indigenous education professor at the University of Victoria...