Native American Heritage Month

Poster Since 1990 the USA has celebrated Native American Heritage Month in the month of November. Hashtags: #nativeamericanheritagemonth, #NAHM Headlines10 Public Lands with Powerful Native American Connections BackgroundNativeamericanheritagemonth.gov: What started at the turn of the century as an effort to gain a day of recognition for the significant contributions the first Americans made to the …

Hopi

Indigenous Peoples Hopi = a member of a Pueblo Indian people living chiefly in northeastern Arizona Eventshttps://www.flagstaffbusinessnews.com/annual-hopi-festival-celebrating-84-years HeadlinesInside a traditional Hopi wedding: 10 days of family, food and mud fights -azcentral.com – @DiinSilversmith @HenleMarkBeyond Stone & Mortar: A Hopi Perspective on the Preservation of “Ruins” (and Culture)Hopi warily welcome tourists to West’s ‘last secret land’ …

Navajo Tours USA

Elsewhere on the Web Navajo Tours USA – navajotoursusa.com – is a Navajo-owned outdoor recreation and tour company based in New Mexico USA. Business motto: Tread lightly. Experience everything. Navajo Tours USA advocates Indigenous connection to the outdoors, responsibly showcase nature, art, culture, and history, and commit to authentic experiences with all guests. Since 2016, …

Window Rock = Tségháhoodzání

Photo: Jacqueline Poggi, Tségháhoodzání Window Rock (Navajo: Tségháhoodzání) is the the capital city of the Navajo Nation, the largest territory of a sovereign Native American nation in North America. Window Rock hosts the Navajo Nation governmental campus which contains the Navajo Nation Council, Navajo Nation Supreme Court, the offices of the Navajo Nation President and Vice …

Always Was, Always Will Be. NAIDOC Week 2020

Poster: Charmaine Mumbulla, National NAIDOC Poster Competition The 2020 celebrations of NAIDOC Week held across Australia have been delayed until November 8 to celebrate the history, culture, and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Theme: Always Was, Always Will Be. Revised dates: November 8-15. Hashtags: #NAIDOC2020, #NAIDOCWeek,#AlwaysWasAlwaysWillBe Key Linksnaidoc.org.aupostponedTeaching [email protected] Announcement from NAIDOC:The …

Songlines

NAIDOC Poster Songlines are the oldest living narrative of Australia, and were the focus for the 2016 NAIDOC Week celebrations. NAIDOC: “Songlines are intricate maps of land, sea and country. They describe travel and trade routes, the location of waterholes and the presence of food. In many cases, Songlines on the earth are mirrored by …

Kuáhl

Indigenous Languages Kudos to Pie de Pagina for featuring the story of the last speakers of Kuáhl, an Indigenous language native to Baja California. They made their own museum to preserve their culture. Ku’ahl is a linguistic derivation of the Paipai. A sign for the “Ku’ahl Museum” is seen on the road leading to the …

Washoe

Indigenous Peoples The Washoe or Wašišiw (“people from here”) are a Great Basin tribe of Native Americans, living near Lake Tahoe at the border between California and Nevada. WikipediaWashoe peopleWasho language Planeta

Sierra Juárez

Photo: Bosque de Ixtán Oaxaca’s Sierra Juárez is home of Guelatao San Antonio Cuajimoloyas, Ixtlán de Juárez, Santa Catarina Ixtepeji, Santa María Yavesia, and Santa Catarina Lachatao What connects these communities are the forests and Indigenous histories. All well and good, so our questions lean toward the practicalities of visiting in a responsible, conscious, sustainable, eco-friendly way. …