International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

Poster August 9 is the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People / Día Internacional de los Pueblos Indígenas / Journée Internationale des Peuples Autochtonesa. The United Nations’ International Day of the World’s Indigenous People is observed on August 9 each year to promote and protect the rights of the world’s Indigenous population. This event recognizes the achievements and contributions made …

Teotitlán del Valle

Photo: At the church (2007) Mexico – Walk with the Weavers and spend time in the Place of the Gods. The Zapotec community of Teotitlán del Valle (elevation: 1,670 meters or 5,500 feet) is world-famous for production of colorful weavings (laadi or Ladih in the local language). Natural WorldIn the Náhuatl language of the Aztecs, …

Copper Canyon (Barranca del Cobre)

Photo: Comisión Mexicana de Filmaciones, Divisadero For outdoor enthusiasts, the region offers hiking, bird watching, mountain biking and horseback riding. The individual Copper Canyon (Barranca del Cobre) is just one of more than 20 canyons that stretch west of Chihuahua City in the Sierra Madre Occidental, located between the high central plateau and the Sea …

International Decade of Indigenous Languages

Poster The United Nations has declared an International Decade of Indigenous Languages, to begin in 2022. The United Nations General Assembly adopted the resolution on the rights of Indigenous Peoples which includes the proclamation of 2022-2032 as International Decade of Indigenous Languages.undocs.org/A/74/396https://twitter.com/UN4Indigenous/status/1207371003934003201 Key Linkshttps://en.unesco.org/news/building-legacy-2019-international-year-indigenous-languages Questions Does the International Decade of Indigenous Languages have an official …

Always Was, Always Will Be. NAIDOC Week 2020

Poster: Charmaine Mumbulla, National NAIDOC Poster Competition The 2020 celebrations of NAIDOC Week held across Australia have been delayed until November to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Theme: Always Was, Always Will Be. Revised dates: November 8-15. Hashtags: #NAIDOC2020, #NAIDOCWeek,#AlwaysWasAlwaysWillBe Key Linksnaidoc.org.aupostponedTeaching [email protected] Announcement from NAIDOC:The November …

Māori Language Week = Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2020

Poster New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Announcing the dates for 2020’s Māori Language Week (September 14-20 or 14-20 Mahuru). Hashtags: #TeWikioteReoMāori, #MāoriLanguageWeek Māori Language Week = Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori is one of Planeta.com’s fave celebrations in the world, one that stands out as a practical model of inclusive experiences and smart communication bringing …

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 …

Crazy Horse Memorial

Photo: Kent Kanouse, Crazy Horse Wikipedia: Crazy Horse was a Lakota war leader of the Oglala band in the 19th century. He took up arms against the United States federal government to fight against encroachment by white American settlers on Native American territory and to preserve the traditional way of life of the Lakota people. …

Guelaguetza

Poster Guelaguetza is one of the world’s most important festivals and takes place every year in Oaxaca, Mexico. Due to Covid19, the July 2020 event has been postponed until December (green light permitting). Headlines Gobierno de Oaxaca suspende la Guelaguetza 2020 por pandemia de Covid-19 Guelaguetza 2020 Introducing the Guelaguetza Some of the most colorful …

Awaye!

Logo Recommended listening Presented by Daniel Browning, the weekly, hour-long AWAYE! features diverse and vibrant Aboriginal arts and culture from across Australia and the best from Indigenous radio broadcasters around the world. Awaye! covers music (from the yidaki and gumleaf to techno), arts, spirituality, politics, dance, literature, theatre – in short, the healthy and vibrant …