Māori

Indigenous Peoples The Māori are the Indigenous Polynesian people of Aotearoa New Zealand who arrived from Polynesian islands before 1300 AD. They are the first known inhabitants before the Europeans arrived in the early 1800s. Questions Are there celebrations / events / talks in connection with the International Decade of Indigenous Languages? What are the …

Marlene Ehrenberg Enríquez

Photo: Monarch Sanctuary (Used with permission) Marlene Ehrenberg Enríquez is a Mexican pioneer in the development of responsible travel and ecotourism. Her mantra: Promover Protegiendo (Promoting Protection). Starting her work in tourism in the 1968 Olympic games, Marlene has more than 40 years of experience in designing and organizing bespoke trips for individual clients and …

Intangible Cultural Heritage

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Intangible cultural heritage, transmitted from generation to generation, is constantly recreated by communities and groups in response to their environment, their interaction with nature and their history, and provides them with a sense of identity and continuity.– 2003 Convention for Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage Also see: Intangible culture, intangible …

Cancel Culture

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Cancel Culture = the popular practice of withdrawing support for (canceling) public figures and companies after they have done or said something considered objectionable or offensive Also see: consequence culture Recommended ListeningShamed and Confused – On the media Embedded Tweets If cancel culture exists why do we always have to …

Satellite

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Satellite = an artificial body placed in orbit around the earth or moon or another planet in order to collect information or for communication Elsewhere on the Websatview.orgn2yo.com StarlinkFind visible times findstarlink.comPhotobombing Space X Satellites put on a show But also anger astronomers and stargazersLittle legal recourse for astronomers concerned about …

Museums

Photo: Queensland Museum If you want to understand what makes a place tick, visit a museum. We would like to take a deep dive into museum attractions and activities that orient visitors and engage locals. Comments and suggestions are welcome. DefinitionsA museum is a ‘permanent institution in the service of society and of its development, open …

Heritage Week in Ireland

Logo Ireland hosts the annual National Heritage Week in late August. 2021 dates: August 14-22. Hashtag: #HeritageWeek About the eventNational and local community organizations participate by organizing events throughout the country. Many of the events that take place during the week are free highlight the abundance of great work that is carried out in all communities …

Finno-Ugric

Indigenous Peoples Finno-Ugric Heritage Tourism ForumOn July 30, between 11 – 16 (GMT + 2), the first Finno-Ugric Heritage Tourism Forum will be held in Mulgimaa, Estonia, and via ZOOM worldwide. The aim of the international forum is to stimulate information exchange and cooperation of Finno-Ugric tourism entrepreneurs, developers, and culture carriers in the field …