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The ethnical digital divide: internet access among indigenous peoples in Brazil

  This paper is the first version of the one I previously posted this week, Challenges Faced in Overcoming Indigenous Digital Divide in Brazil. It is as presented at IAMCR Conference 2013: Crises, “Creative Destruction” and the Global Power and … Continuar lendo

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Challenges Faced in Overcoming Indigenous Digital Divide in Brazil

  My first academic article to be published is available on Commons – Revista de Comunicación y Ciudadanía Digital Magazine website! Challenges Faced in Overcoming Indigenous Digital Divide in Brazil is on Commons volume 2 issue 2. I was very pleased … Continuar lendo

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Isn’t it ironic?

That right after I wrote that post about how the telecenter Gesac at the Baniwa Coripaco School Pamaali (does not) works, the connection decides to drop for good. My boyfriend says he interpreted that text as some sort of warning … Continuar lendo

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Alcida Rita Ramos on the image of the Indian as child

When I think I’m done reading everything I need for my mémoire, I found some book or some text that I forgot to check… When I came back from France to Brazil last time, on April, I found the Alcida … Continuar lendo

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All set for tomorrow: we’re finally going up the Içana river

I just came back from the gas station. Now I have all the gasoline I need to go upstream to the indigenous school Pamaali of the Baniwa e Coripaco people. I paid R$ 508,50 for 150 liters that shall be … Continuar lendo

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São Gabriel has a thing for Dream Theater

It happened again. I was walking through the streets of São Gabriel da Cachoeira this morning, and suddenly identified some very familiar riffs on my ears. I was heading to the market around 8am to buy some açai, I had … Continuar lendo

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Will I spend the weekend going up the river?

Apparently there was a misunderstood in the communication between FOIRN and the school, and a boat left Pamaali to come pick up João and me in São Gabriel da Cachoeira, as it was first proposed by Irineu. Raimundo arrived here … Continuar lendo

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