Native Nevada

Artwork Summer 2021 Podcast: Native Nevada, an 8-part podcast series on the culture, issues, and perseverance of Nevada’s Indigenous Peoples. Produced by Nevada Public Radio and receiving financial support of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians. “Hey (insert smart speaker name), play latest episode of Native Nevada podcast.” Key Linksknpr.org/series/native-nevadafacebook.com/nevadapublicradio Facebook Eventshttps://www.facebook.com/events/332897124872126 Production Team …

Mauri

Lingo Cards Mauri = Life force maoridictionary.co.nz: (noun) life principle, life force, vital essence, special nature, a material symbol of a life principle, source of emotions – the essential quality and vitality of a being or entity. Also used for a physical object, individual, ecosystem or social group in which this essence is located. Featuresenvironmentguide.org.nz …

Mātauranga

AUT: Mātauranga Māori literally means Māori knowledge and is closely aligned to the period of pre-European contact as it encompasses traditional concepts of knowledge and knowing that Māori ancestors brought with them to Aotearoa/New Zealand. HeadlinesWhat we can learn from Te Ao Māori – @RodOramNZ Planeta

Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (Māori Language Week)

Poster New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Te wiki o te reo Māori (Māori Language Week) is a popular, government-sponsored initiative promoting the use of Māori language. The week is part of the broader Māori language revival and raises public awareness for Māori language revitalization, learning, and public usage. Māori Language Week is celebrated annually in September …

Tribal Gaming in the USA

Photo: Twin Arrows Spotlight on tribal gaming in the USA, Indian Casinos, and related topics: Historynigc.gov: Tribal gaming, as we think of it today, dates back to the 1970s when a number of Indian tribes established bingo operations as a means of raising revenue to fund tribal government operations. Elsewhere on the WebNational Indian Gaming …

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). Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/DbWimDqvvGRwAh5a6 Natural WorldIn the Náhuatl language of …

Indigenous Ecuador

Photo: Guayasamín Spotlight on Indigenous cultures of Ecuador Wikipedia: Approximately 96.4% of Ecuador’s Indigenous peoples are Highland Quechuas living in the valleys of the Sierra region. Primarily consisting of the descendents of Incans, they are Kichwa speakers and include the Caranqui, the Otavaleños, the Cayambi, the Quitu-Caras, the Panzaleo, the Chimbuelo, the Salasacan, the Tugua, …

Exploring the Maya World

Indigenous peoples There are an estimated 7 million Indigenous Maya living in southern Mexico and northern Central America at the start of the 21st century. Please do not ask ‘who were the Maya’ as they are very much alive today. The breakthrough we would like is one in which we learn more from the Maya …

Puebloan Peoples

Indigenous Peoples Puebloan Peoples = Also called Ancestral Puebloans. The term Anasazi is sometimes used to refer to Pueblo people but rejected by many. Anasazi is a Navajo (Diné) word that means Ancient Ones or Ancient Enemy – (anaa’: war, alien, enemy; sází: ancestor). Headlines1,200-Year-Old Pouches Found in Arizona Cave Contain Prehistoric ‘Chewing Tobacco,’ Study …