Indigenous Peoples Day

Photo: Caldo de Piedra We celebrate the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples Day. Hashtag #IndigenousPeoplesDay In the past two plus decades, this celebration has become a counter narrative to Columbus Day. USA Today reports that more cities are recognizing Native Americans on Columbus Day. The roots of rethinking the holiday go back several …

Native Title

Lingo Cards Native Title = Recognition by Australian law that the Aboriginal and Indigenous people who were the Traditional Owners of an area prior to 1788 have ongoing rights and interests in land, seas and waters that derive from their traditional laws and customs 2019Byron Bay’s Bundjalung people celebrate long-awaited land and sea native title …

Indigenous

Buzzwords Indigenous peoples are ethnic groups native to a land or region, especially before the arrival and intrusion of a foreign and possibly dominating culture. They are a group of people whose members share a cultural identity that has been shaped by their geographical region. Each group of Indigenous people are unique, some following similar …

International Decade of Indigenous Languages

Poster The United Nations has declared an International Decade of Indigenous Languages (Decenio Internacional de las Lenguas Indígenas), 2022-2032. Hashtag: #idil20222032 Everyone can play a role in protecting and valuing Indigenous languages. The decade-long spotlight begins in 2022! The global action plan is being developed now. Key Linksunesco.org/news/building-legacy-2019-international-year-indigenous-languageshttps://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=Uq5PHbM5-kuwswIpVrERlB9lDaUhf_JGpjXEF0SoCstURUdSOUpGNTVJUDQ3TjIzUUM4QTU3OFNaRS4u Questions Does the International Decade of Indigenous …

Māori Language Week = Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2021

Poster New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Announcing the dates for 2021’s Māori Language Week (September 13-19 or 13-19 Mahuru). Hashtags: #TeWikioteReoMāori, #MāoriLanguageWeek, #reomāori Māori Language Week = Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori is one of Planeta.com’s fave celebrations, one that stands out as a practical model of inclusive experiences and smart communication bringing people together …

Mixtec

Photo The term Mixtec (Mixteco in Spanish) comes from the Náhuatl word Mixtecapan, or ‘place of the cloud-people.’ The area in which Mixtec is spoken is known as the Mixteca. TeposcolulaOne of the great works of Spanish colonial architecture is the monastery of Teposcolula.Teposcolula Retablo – Interamerican Institute YucundaaExcavations are currently taking place in Yucundaa, …

Native American Day

Poster Native American Day is September 25 in Nevada. There are other holidays and commemorations of the world’s Indigenous Peoples including August 9, the United Nations’ International Day of the World’s Indigenous People / Día Internacional de los Pueblos Indígenas / Journée internationale des peuples autochtonesa. This event recognizes the achievements and contributions made by …

Tlingit

Indigenous Peoples The Tlingit (Russian: Тлинкиты) are Indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast of North America. Elsewhere on the Webccthita.org – @tlingithaidaankn.uaf.edu Embedded Tweets WikipediaTlingit Planeta

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 …