Huaorani

Indigenous Peoples Wikipedia: The Huaorani, Waorani, or Waodani, also known as the Waos, are native Amerindians from the Amazonian Region of Ecuador (Napo, Orellana, and Pastaza Provinces) who have marked differences from other ethnic groups from Ecuador. DocumentariesTrinkets and Beads – Filmed over two years, Trinkets and Beads tells the story of how the Huaorani …

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 …

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 …

Zapotec

Indigenous Peoples: Zapotec Zapotecs are an Indigenous group in Oaxaca with an incredible breadth and depth of culture. There are about 100 variations of the language. This page feature working notes on Zapotec culture, including language, traditional dance, and food. As a language, Zapotec is a group of languages spoken principally in Oaxaca, and also parts of …

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, …

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 …

Dizhsa Nabani

Poster For anyone keen on Indigenous languages, language revitalization and the International Year of Indigenous Languages (2019 at its finest!), this conversation spotlights a favorite new video series: Dizhsa Nabani = Lengua Viva = Living Language, a documentary project on Zapotec language and identity in San Jerónimo Tlacochahuaya, Oaxaca, Mexico. Thank you, thank you, thank …

Indigenous Languages

Photo: Caldo de Piedra • Oaxaca, México Indigenous Languages are awesome. Mark your calendar. 2022-2032 is the International Decade of Indigenous Languages. We are updating some popular features on Planeta.com: Languageshttps://www.planeta.com/ayook-santa-maria-ocotepechttps://www.planeta.com/mixteco-spthttps://www.planeta.com/maori-languagehttps://www.planeta.com/sami-languagehttps://www.planeta.com/quechuahttps://www.planeta.com/nahuatl Events https://www.planeta.com/maori-language-week-2019https://www.planeta.com/naidoc2019https://www.planeta.com/flin19 Featureshttps://www.planeta.com/dizhsa-nabanihttps://www.planeta.com/usatuvozhttps://www.planeta.com/kumoontun Recommended ListeningPass it on: preserving Indigenous languages – Awaye – A panel discusses the purpose of language revival – is it …

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. …