Avi Kwe Ame = Spirit Mountain

Photo: Ken Lund, Grapevine Canyon Petroglyphs First look at Avi Kwe Ame Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/9mcwFkvZawf9e1zn7 Wikipedia: Spirit Mountain, known as Avi Kwa’ Ame in Mojave, is a mountain within the Lake Mead National Recreation Area near Laughlin, Nevada. It is listed on the United States National Register of Historic Places as a sacred place to Indian …

Diné (Navajo) Links

Photo: Navajo Tours USA What would the Diné like others to know about their culture, language, history, current politics, and future? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: Yeicamerontradingpost.com Yei-Be-Chai (Born for Water) Quotes“As with many initiatives like this one, the more the public knows, the more likely they will be a part of …

Acoma Sky City

Photo: Ceramics for sale The oldest continuously inhabited community in the United States is Acoma Sky City, home to the Pueblo of Acoma. Residents provide tours of the settlement on the 367-foot tall mesa, about 20 miles south of Interstate 40 and half-way between Albuquerque and Gallup. The Sky City Cultural Center and Haak’u Museum …

Native America Calling

Logo Recommended listening Native America Calling – nativeamericacalling.com – is a live Monday-Friday, call-in program linking public radio stations, the Internet, and listeners together in a thought-provoking national conversation about issues specific to Native communities. Each program engages noted guests and experts with callers throughout the USA and is designed to improve the quality of …

Indigenous Peoples Day 2021

Photo: Twin Arrows: Water is Life Planeta.com celebrates and commemorates the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples Day in the USA. Hashtag #IndigenousPeoplesDay EssayIn the past twenty years, this celebration has become a counter narrative to Columbus Day. USA Today reports that more cities are recognizing Native Americans on Columbus Day. The roots of …

Indigenous Tourism Collaborative of the Americas

Poster Attention fans of Indigenous culture, languages, and tourism, check out the launch of the Indigenous Tourism Collaborative of the Americas (Colaborativa de Turismo Indígena de las Américas), October 11, 11am Eastern, 8am Pacific Registration: zoom.us SpeakersMyrna Cunningham @MyrnaKayCSherry Rupert of @OfficialAIANTAKeith Henry @KeithHenryMetisMark Trahant @TrahantReports Announcement: We invite you to join us for the …

Paiute

Indigenous Peoples Paiute refers to three closely related groups — the Northern Paiute of California, Idaho, Nevada and Oregon; the Owens Valley Paiute of California and Nevada; and the Southern Paiute of Arizona, southeastern California and Nevada and Utah. The Northern Paiute call themselves Numa (sometimes written Numu); the Southern Paiute call themselves Nuwuv or …

Navajo Tours USA

Elsewhere on the Web Navajo Tours USA – navajotoursusa.com @NavajoToursUSA – is a Navajo-owned outdoor recreation and tour company based in New Mexico USA. Business motto: Tread lightly. Experience everything. Navajo Tours USA advocates Indigenous connection to the outdoors, responsibly showcase nature, art, culture, and history, and commit to authentic experiences with all guests. Since …

National Museum of the American Indian

Photo: Erica Fischer, National Museum The National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) – americanindian.si.edu – is committed to advancing knowledge and understanding of the Native cultures of the Western Hemisphere—past, present, and future—through partnership with Native people and others. The museum works to support the continuance of culture, traditional values, and transitions in contemporary …

Native American Journalists Association

Elsewhere on the Web: Native American Journalists Association – naja.com – serves and empowers Native journalists through programs and actions designed to enrich journalism and promote Native cultures. The Native American Journalists Association, based in Norman, Oklahoma on the campus of the University of Oklahoma, has a unique and challenging mission. Its primary goal is …