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, one that stands out as a practical model of inclusive experiences and smart communication bringing people together on …

2020 American Indian Tourism Conference

Poster The American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) announces it is is waiving all registration fees for the 22nd Annual American Indian Tourism Conference (AITC). September 14-18, 2020. Hashtag: #OneCountryManyNations This edition of the venerable event takes place in all-digital platform. The hosts are using NATIVE Act funding to underwrite the event. An all-star …

Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial

Photo: Gallup Gallup, New Mexico – Created in 1921, the Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial is the longest-running, Native American Art Show in the country. The event features parades, dances, demonstrations, native foods, rodeos, pow-wow, song and dance, pageants, and folk art. Gallup (Navajo: Naʼnízhoozhí) is the most populous city between Flagstaff and Albuquerque, along historic …

Quechua

Indigenous Peoples Quechua is the name of a people of the central Andes of South America and their languages. Recommended ListeningQuechua – Imagine that while growing up, your parents spoke to each other in a language you didn’t understand, using another language for you and your siblings. Gabina Funegra was exposed, in this way, to …

Language Revitalization

Lingo Cards Language Revitalization = an attempt to halt or reverse the decline of a language or to revive an extinct one Recommended Listening Native America Calling 07-11-18 The hard work of language revitalization – In small classes, informal groups or even online, Native language warriors are doing the hard work to keep languages alive. …

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. …

Machu Picchu

Photo: Denisbin Peru – Machu Picchu  is a 15th-century Inca citadel situated on a mountain ridge 2,430 metres (7,970 ft) above sea level, located in the Cusco Region, Urubamba Province, Machupicchu District above the Sacred Valley, which is 80 kilometers (50 mi) northwest of Cusco. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/Ff2XfCFz4A9ynAp99 HeadlinesUnesco demands answers from Peru over impact of …

Māori Proverbs = Whakataukī

Lingo Cards To understand a culture is to appreciate its wisdom transmitted via its proverbs. We are translating some of our favorite Māori Proverbs (Whakataukī) into English and Spanish. Suggestions and corrections are welcome! Elsewhere on the WebProverbs – Māori Language NetTe Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori – Facebook – @reomaoriProverbs – Massey Universityhttp://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/ninetonoon/audio/201834011/wisdom-from-the-world-of-whakatauki …

September 6 is Indigenous Literacy Day

Photo September 6 is Indigenous Literacy Day in Australia. Planeta.com applauds efforts around the world to improve literacy in Indigenous communities and to raise awareness and attention to Indigenous culture and peoples today. Hashtags: #ILD2020 and #indigenousliteracyday Key Linksindigenousliteracyfoundation.org.auhttps://www.indigenousliteracyfoundation.org.au/[email protected] Background Indigenous Literacy Day is a national celebration of Indigenous culture, stories, language and literacy. Through activities on …

Cherokee

Indigenous Peoples The Cherokee Nation is the largest tribal government in the United States with more than 380,000 citizens around the globe. Wikipedia: The Cherokee are a Native American people, originally from the Southeastern United States (principally Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina, and South Carolina). Currently there are three federally recognized Cherokee tribes: the Eastern Band …