Welcome to the Modern Classroom: Native Innovation Conference #nii2016

Screenshot Native Innovation hosted its 4th annual technology event for educators — Welcome to the Modern Classroom: Native Innovation Technology Conference June 10-11, 2016. The event is a two-day immersive, hands-on experience redefining the “Classroom” and held at the Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort outside of the Flagstaff, Arizona. According to the organizers: “we are witnessing a transformation in the creation …

Celebrating Matariki (2016)

Poster: Matariki New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Matariki is the Māori name for the stars also known as the Pleiades star cluster in the constellation Taurus. Celebrations begin on the day of the first new moon following the rising of the star cluster. In 2016 the Matariki star cluster rose in New Zealand skies on Thursday, …

2016 #WorldRangerCongress in Colorado

May 2016 – This week the 8th World Ranger Congress takes place in Estes Park, Colorado and provide rangers and protected area professionals the opportunity to learn new skills, share knowledge, create lasting partnerships, and be inspired by their colleagues. The event takes place at the gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park May 21-26. Between 300 and 400 …

World Conference on Indigenous Peoples 2014

Poster From the archives (2014) The first World Conference on Indigenous Peoples was held September 22-23, 2014. The meeting was an opportunity to share perspectives and best practices on the realization of the rights of indigenous peoples, including pursuing the objectives of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Comments welcome on …

Indigenous Peoples Week 2013

Poster From the archives Planeta.com, Nutti Sámi Siida, TIME Unlimited, The Travel Word and Nevada Magazine co-hosted Indigenous Peoples Week 2013 If you are just finding out about the event, have a look at the agenda which features plenty of great links curated during the week and upcoming events. These are ongoing conversations and collaborations. …

Global Workshop for Indigenous and Local Communities: Biodiversity, Tourism, and the Social Web (2012)

Poster Global Workshop for Indigenous and Local Communities: Biodiversity, Tourism, and the Social Web slideshare: Biodiversity, Tourism and the Social Web (37,000+ views)youtube: http://youtu.be/t1SxdK5GTNk Hyderabad, India The Global Workshop for Indigenous and Local Communities: Biodiversity, Tourism and the Social Web took place October 14, 2012 at the 11th meeting of the Conference of the Parties …

Manaakitanga

Buzzwords Manaakitanga = respect for hosts and kindness to guests Along with kaitiakitanga, manaakitanga is a cornerstone in the tourism strategy of New Zealand (Aotearoa). The Māori Language Commission chose Manaakitanga as the theme for the 2011 Māori Language Week. More about this on my 2011 blog Questions How would you translate ‘manaakitanga’ in other …

Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award

Photo: Sarah Henderson, Portland The Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award was a collaborative effort betweenPlaneta.com and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity/UNEP (CBD) The award is aimed at private tourism services, owned and operated by Indigenous and local communities embodying traditional lifestyles, and its main objectives are to motivate candidates to improve …

Workshop: Indigenous Biodiversity and Tourism on the Social Web (2010)

Poster InstructorRon Mader We created this resource page to include worksheets and exercises for the participants of the 2010 Biodiversity Workshop: New Information and Web-based Technologies. Happy #ThrowbackThursday Our workshop was taught in English with a smattering of Ayuuk, Maori, Sami, Zapotec, Swedish and Spanish. Bonus points for anyone who can say Eyjafjallajökull (Aye – …

Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award 2010

Poster Ron’s blogDay One: Indigenous Peoples Week 2016Global Workshop for Indigenous and Local Communities: Biodiversity, Tourism and the Social WebConversation with Willie GordonStatus Report (and Questions) about Indigenous and Aboriginal TourismIndigenous Peoples Week 2012 Elsewhere on the WebNews from New Zealand http://tinyurl.com/successwaateaAudio http://ipad.io/NPRBlogged http://tripwow.tripadvisor.com/tripwow/ta-009f-0328-c672 ITBW Playlist Media Release 2010 is the International Year of Biodiversity. …