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Photo: Marigolds = Cempasúchil

As part of our series of global vocabulary, Planeta.com highlights Indigenous Vocabulary embedded on this website:

Cempasúchil
Marigolds (Náhuatl)

Corroboree
Ceremonial meetup (Australia)

Guelaguetza
Tribute / celebration (Zapotec)


Kanohi ki te kanohi

Face-to-face communication (Māori)

Makarrata
The coming together after a struggle (Australia)

Milpa
Small agricultural field (México)

Sumak Kawsay
Good living (Quechua)

Tautoko
To support, advocate (Māori)

Tequio (México)
Also see: tequilogy

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