Dakota

Indigenous Peoples The Dakota people are a Native American tribe and First Nations band government in North America. They compose two of the three main subcultures of the Sioux people, and are typically divided into the Eastern Dakota and the Western Dakota. The Eastern Dakota are the Santee (Isáŋyathi or Isáŋ-athi; “knife” + “encampment”, ″dwells …

Māori Television

Logo Elsewhere on the Web Māori Television – maoritelevision.com – is New Zealand’s Indigenous broadcaster, providing a wide range of local and international programs for audiences across the country and online. Key [email protected]nd – PopularAbout ProgramsTe Kāea, 5pm on Te Reo, 5:30 on Māori [email protected] Native Affairs, @MTS_NAffairs VisionMāori language is a taonga (treasure) at …

Australia’s Aboriginal Flag

Photo: Tribal Warrior Aboriginal FlagNAIDOC: The Australian Aboriginal Flag was designed by artist Harold Thomas and first flown at Victoria Square in Adelaide, South Australia, on National Aborigines Day, 12 July 1971. It became the official flag for the Aboriginal Tent Embassy in Canberra after it was first flown there in 1972. Since then, it …

Matariki

Poster Matariki is a distinctly New Zealand (Aotearoa) celebration. 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 2020 the Matariki star cluster will rise in New …

International Mother Language Day

Poster: International Mother Language Day = Dia Internacional de la Lengua Materna February 21 is International Mother Language Day declared by UNESCO in 1999 to celebrate linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. Events, workshops and even tweets on this date promote awareness. Hashtags: #MotherLanguageDay, #DiaDeLaLenguaMaterna, #dilm, #LenguaMaterna Planeta.com has paid special attention to this celebration …

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 …

Chickasaw

Indigenous Peoples The Chickasaw are an Indigenous people of the Southeastern Woodlands in the USA. Their traditional territory was in Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee. They are of the Muskogean language family and are federally recognized as the Chickasaw Nation. Headlineshttps://www.cdcgamingreports.com/oklahomas-chickasaw-nation-more-than-just-winstar-world-branches-beyond-casinosChickasaw Nation Celebrates Its Tribal Heritage and History at the “Chikasha Poya—We Are Chickasaw” FestivalChickasaws, NPS …

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 …

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 …