Native American Heritage Month

Poster Since 1990 the USA has celebrated Native American Heritage Month in the month of November. Hashtags: #nativeamericanheritagemonth, #NAHM Headlines10 Public Lands with Powerful Native American Connections BackgroundNativeamericanheritagemonth.gov: What started at the turn of the century as an effort to gain a day of recognition for the significant contributions the first Americans made to the …

Navajo Tours USA

Elsewhere on the Web Navajo Tours USA – navajotoursusa.com – 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 2016, …

Window Rock = Tségháhoodzání

Photo: Jacqueline Poggi, Tségháhoodzání Window Rock (Navajo: Tségháhoodzání) is the the capital city of the Navajo Nation, the largest territory of a sovereign Native American nation in North America. Window Rock hosts the Navajo Nation governmental campus which contains the Navajo Nation Council, Navajo Nation Supreme Court, the offices of the Navajo Nation President and Vice …

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 8 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 …

Songlines

NAIDOC Poster Songlines are the oldest living narrative of Australia, and were the focus for the 2016 NAIDOC Week celebrations. NAIDOC: “Songlines are intricate maps of land, sea and country. They describe travel and trade routes, the location of waterholes and the presence of food. In many cases, Songlines on the earth are mirrored by …

Trail of tears

Photo The Trail of Tears was a series of forced relocations of Native Americans in the United States from their ancestral homelands in the Southeastern United States, to areas to the west (usually west of the Mississippi River) that had been designated as Indian Territory. HeadlinesTrump appears to joke about Trail of Tears in tweet …

Diné (Navajo) Links

Photo: Navajo Tours USA Links related to Diné presented in somewhat random fashion: [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@[email protected]@dvnpete Hashtags#DinéBizaad SeptemberNavajo Nation Fairhttps://navajopeople.org/blog/navajo-nation-fair-history HeadlinesLiving Planet: Navajos uranium legacyFInding Nemo in NavajoNavajos buy back artifacts at Paris auctionClimate-change-turning-sacred-land-against-Navajonavajo-four-sacred-colorsOfficials: Trust settlement is step toward ‘wrongs being corrected’ – @navajotimes10 Things You Need to Know about the Navajo – @indiancountryNavajo language chosen for …

Kuáhl

Indigenous Languages Kudos to Pie de Pagina for featuring the story of the last speakers of Kuáhl, an Indigenous language native to Baja California. They made their own museum to preserve their culture. Ku’ahl is a linguistic derivation of the Paipai. A sign for the “Ku’ahl Museum” is seen on the road leading to the …

Washoe

Indigenous Peoples The Washoe or Wašišiw (“people from here”) are a Great Basin tribe of Native Americans, living near Lake Tahoe at the border between California and Nevada. WikipediaWashoe peopleWasho language Planeta