Wayne Quilliam

Image: Culture is Life Spotlight on Wayne Quilliam, the “creative Aboriginal artist and philosophical dreamer playing with light” whom we had the pleasure of meeting at the 2007 Aboriginal Tourism Australia conference. New book in 2021: Culture is Life. Must listen conversation via Late Night Live. This is how you celebrate NAIDOC Week: education. Key …

Tequio

Buzzwords Tequio = Collective work Photos Embedded Tweets Wikipedia: La palabra proviene del náhuatl, en el vocabulario en lengua castellana y mexicana de fray Alonso de Molina se registra con dos variantes tequio, la cual no requiere adaptación fonética al castellano; y tequiutl que se ha adaptado como tequiuh perdiendo su final consonántico tl. Se …

Ayöök Vocabulary from Santa María Ocotepec (Maaxïnkojm), Oaxaca, México

Photo: Ceramics Publisher’s note – This page is regularly in the Top 10 most visited pages on Planeta.com. = Algo sorprendente. Esta página se encuentra regularmente en las 10 páginas más visitadas en Planeta.com. Here are key Ayöök (Mixe) words and phrases used in Santa María Ocotepec (Maaxïnkojm) and translated in Spanish and English. If …

Zapotec

Indigenous Peoples: Zapotec Zapotecs are an Indigenous group in Oaxaca with an incredible breadth and depth of culture. 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 Veracruz and Puebla. There has been a migration …

Teotitlán del Valle Talking Dictionary

Screenshot The Zapotec Talking Dictionary of Teotitlán del Valle began in 2013. This project has received collaboration from 35 native speakers from Teotitlán del Valle, Oaxaca, Mexico. Spotlight feature for the International Decade of Indigenous Languages. Key Linkstalkingdictionary.swarthmore.edu/teotitlan/talkingdictionary.swarthmore.edu What we love: everything. Visiting Teotitlán del Valle is one of the sweetest experiences in the world, …

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 2021 events will be virtual for the second year in a row on Mondays 19 and 26. Hashtags: #Guelaguetza2021 and #Guelaguetza Key Linksoaxaca.gob.mxfacebook.com/[email protected] HeadlinesHoteleros perderán 423 millones de pesos por cancelación de …

Nyungar = Noongar

Indigenous Peoples Also spelled Nyoongar Videos Recommended Listening Word for Word #23 Noongar: The pulse of language – In Indigenous cultures, traditional languages are bound up with family, history and place. In this episode, we meet three Noongar people – Miles Franklin-winning novelist Kim Scott; music historian Clint Bracknell; and performer and director Kylie Bracknell …

Welcome to country

Poster Welcome to country = Quotes‘Welcome to Country’ is an important ceremony by Aboriginal people and inviting them to perform it helps non-Indigenous people recognise Aboriginal culture and history. An ‘Acknowledgement of Country’ can be done by everyone, Indigenous or non-Indigenous, to pay respect to the fact that one is on Aboriginal land. – creativespirits.info …

Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park

Photo: Mark Wassell, Pink Sunset Australia’s Northern Territory boasts nearly 100 national parks and reserves, including two of Australia’s most famous parks — Uluru and Kakadu. The well-known monolith, Uluru (Ayers Rock), 348 meters high, is near the southwest corner of the Territory and may be Australia’s most familiar natural icon. The Uluru-Kata Tjuta National …