Young people have been equipped with education, technology and skills. We believe this is the time for the youth to come back to their roots and use their power to build their communities. In the last four years, we have been training more than 100 indigenous youth in our community to be able to to use media skill for social change; recording the stories from the elders, addressing the issues of the indigenous people rights, documenting tradition and ritual practices and telling their own stories. As we are truly aware that indigenous people’s issues are not well represented and discussed in the country, and how media is used to discredit indigenous communities, we make our own indigenous film festivals in archipelago and have our works screened in bigger platform including to global audience.
We are determined to do more training in the heart of Kalimantan and reach young people who are still very connected to the forest and their cultural identity. This year, we target for 2019 is to train up to 50 young people. Besides filming, audio editing & and storytelling skill, we also add some new materials which are Digital Literacy & Art for Social Impact.
Here are upcoming media training schedules.
Landak regency, West Kalimantan | 22 - 26 April 2019 | 30 participants
East Barito, Central Kalimantan | 28 -2 May 2019 | 30 participants
Trainer/Facilitator : Training will be facilitated by Emmanuela Shinta and Dita Yustina (Ranu Welum Foundation), Zein Alitamara (young passionate Dayak whose art works showed in international exhibition) and other guest facilitators from outside Kalimantan and overseas.
We believe this is a major move toward the transformation that we long to see. This is the time for the communities in Kalimantan to make their voices, stories, perspectives and wisdom to be listened in this country Indonesia and to the world through digital platform.
As this is a program to equipped young people in rural area of Kalimantan, we do not take any registration fee from participants. Therefore your support is so much needed as the part of this movement.
We believe the partnership is the key. Together we can achieve even greater things.