Meet Mexico’s Own Indigenous Internet

This indigenous internet network aims to protect the local language and culture.

Posted by AJ+ on Friday, December 1, 2017

Indigenous Internet

Only 13% of people in Chiapas have internet access, the lowest in Mexico. After commercial providers refused to bring the service to a remote indigenous community, the local organization Ik’ ta K’op decided to do it themselves. And they even created an intranet in their Mayan Tzeltal language to preserve their traditions and culture.

El video también puede verse en español aquí.

Story Details

  • Client: AJ+
  • Produced by On the Road Media
  • Edited by AJ+
  • Location: Mexico
  • Date: November 2017
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