Gallup Intertribal Indian Ceremonial

Photo: Ron Mader, Gallup (Some rights reserved) Gallup, New Mexico – Created in 1921, the Gallup Intertribal Indian Ceremonial is the longest-running, Native American art show in the country. The 2022 event will be the 100th Ceremonial, August 4-14. = Creado en 1921, el Ceremonial Indio Intertribal de Gallup es la exhibición de arte nativo …

Quito Links

Quito flag What would locals like others know about Quito? = ¿Qué les gustaría la gente local que los visitantes supieran sobre Quito? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesThousands march in Quito after night of Ecuador protest violenceUDLA aporta al estudio del ecoturismo en todo el mundo – @UDLAEcuador17 recorridos turísticos tendrá …

Juneteenth

Artwork Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. And starting in 2021, a federal holiday. Juneteenth.com: Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and …

Ecuador Twitter

Artwork (Some rights reserved) We are listening and learning by way of Ecuador A Twitter List allows us to curate local accounts and voices with varied backgrounds and audiences. Presenting our Ecuador Twitter List – twitter.com/i/lists/1495937265171775488 – currently (June 2022) with 70 followers. Questions = Preguntas Who are we following in Ecuador? = ¿A quién …

Cuernavaca

Photo: Ron Mader, Arches (Some rights reserved) Capital of the state of Morelos, Cuernavaca (elevation: 1,548 meters, 4,856 feet) has a storied past. What is today the state of Morelos was inhabited by the Chichimecs and inhabited by the Xochimilca and later the Tlahuica, who founded Cuauhnáhuac, which the Spanish renamed Cuernavaca in 1521. Google …

Guelaguetza con CITLALI

Screenshot A new YouTube Fave and a welcome contribution to the social and hungry web: Guelaguetza con CITLALI. Good friends are producing this wonderful series of how-to cooking videos – youtube.com/channel/UCY1xrMSR58JszHmHQa9_PzA – en español y zapoteco from the Oaxacan town of Teotitlán del Valle. Un nuevo favorito de YouTube y una contribución bienvenida a las …

Main Street, Downtown Las Vegas

Photo: Able Baker (Some rights reserved) There’s a new look to Main Street in downtown Las Vegas. New buildings are under construction. New businesses and lots of restaurants and bars are opening. Plus, the sidewalks are simply spectacular. What we particularly like are the bike share stations. What’s new? Brewery District on Main Street includes …

North House Folk School

Logo One of our faves, the North House Folk School – northhouse.org – is a small educational non-profit on the shore of Lake Superior in Grand Marais, Minnesota. Key Linksnorthhouse.orgcalendarcovid19 responsecrafting in placeInstagramFacebookYouTubePodcast CatalogSpring Summer 2022Request a catalog Google Maps The school fosters a non-competitive learning environment devoted to teaching traditional northern craft and offers …

Omaha, Nebraska

Photo: Shelby Bell, College World Series (Some rights reserved) Omaha is located on the Missouri River, about 10 miles (15 km) north of the mouth of the Platte River. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/xLJGgGux8UVKH4WX7 Key Linksvisitomaha.comcityofomaha.orgTripAdvisor MuseumsThe Durham Museum @TheDurhamMuseum, 801 South 10th Street , is dedicated to preserving and displaying the history of the United States’ western …

Tren Maya = Maya Train

Logo Mexico – Tren Maya (Maya Train), the controversial, under-construction train service in the Yucatán Peninsula, is under scrutiny. Scheduled to be operational in December 2023, the 1,500km track will have sections open from Chetumal-Escárcega and Chetumal-Cancún.  Key Linkstren-maya.mxEl Tren y la Tierra (PDF)@[email protected] HeadlinesGovernor Mauricio Vila proposes to link Progreso with the Maya Train …