Songlines: The living narrative of Australia

Poster NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. 2016 dates: July 3-10. Theme: Songlines –The living narrative of our nation Hashtags: #NAIDOC2016,  #NAIDOCWeek NAIDOC Week is an opportunity for all Australians to come together to celebrate the history, culture …

Te reo tautoko = Behind you all the way

Poster Māori Language Week is an annual campaign led by the Māori Language Commission, to promote the language in New Zealand (Aotearoa). The campaign raises awareness that New Zealand has its very own language and encourages its incorporation into daily usage. 2016’s Māori Language Week is going to be positive, relevant, energetic, fun and exciting! …

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 …

7th World Congress of the Finno-Ugric Peoples

The 7th World Congress of the Finno-Ugric peoples will take place June 15-17 in the Sibelius Hall in Lahti, Finland. The theme of the event is “The Finno-Ugric Peoples – Towards Sustainable Development.” The Congress unites the Finno-Ugric and Samoyed peoples with the aim of discussing issues dealing with the preservation and reviving of the languages and cultures of these …

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 …

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 …