Cultural Domains:
Funds Allocated:
US$ 90 950.00
Beneficiary countries:
Applicant:
Thydewa
Start date
Apr 2014
End date
Mar 2015

About the project:

The project aims at empowering indigenous creators from different communities in Brazil by promoting their participation in the digital publishing sector.


Thydêwá is a Brazilian NGO committed to the promotion of indigenous rights and a culture of peace.

    Expected results:

    • The capacities of 16 indigenous people from eight different communities to participate in the digital publishing sector are strengthened.
    • An E-publishing start-up company is created.
    • Indigenous creators’ awareness about the UNESCO 2005 Convention and digital culture is raised.

    Results:

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    Indigenous E-books – Cultural Entrepreneurship, Indigenous Creators and Digital Culture in Brazil

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    Project implementation period: 
    2014 to 2015
    About the project: 

    The project aims at empowering indigenous creators from different communities in Brazil by promoting their participation in the digital publishing sector.


    Thydêwá is a Brazilian NGO committed to the promotion of indigenous rights and a culture of peace.

      Beneficiary countries: 
      Brazil
      Country of applicant: 
      Brazil
      Cultural Domains: 
      Funds allocated (in USD): 
      USD90950.00
      Sections: 
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      Expected results:
      Short Description: 
      • The capacities of 16 indigenous people from eight different communities to participate in the digital publishing sector are strengthened.
      • An E-publishing start-up company is created.
      • Indigenous creators’ awareness about the UNESCO 2005 Convention and digital culture is raised.
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      Main activities:
      Short Description: 
      • Organizing workshops in narrative techniques, illustration, graphic design, as well as web application programming to allow participants to learn how to produce and distribute an e-book.
      • Supporting the trainees to set up their own company to produce and distribute their e-books.
      • Carrying out exchange sessions and meetings to raise the participants’ awareness about different opportunities offered by the Convention and digital technologies to promote their cultural expressions.
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      How does this project contribute to the implementation of the 2005 Convention?
      Short Description: 
      • Empowers members of disadvantaged communities through the cultural industries in Brazil – by targeting training and coaching efforts in eight indigenous communities, this project is giving cultural professionals the tools and resources that they need and can share with their communities, promoting self-confidence, social cohesion and income generation opportunities.
      • Contributes to the strengthening of a cultural industry – participants will be introduced to digital technologies and given the necessary resources to participate in a growing cultural industry in Brazil: the e-publishing sector.
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      Organization: 
      Thydewa
      Family name: 
      Gerlic
      Given name: 
      Sebastian
      Position: 
      President
      Year of application: 
      2013
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