Diné (Navajo) Links

Photo: Navajo Tours USA What would the Diné like others to know about their culture, language, history, current politics, and future? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: Yeicamerontradingpost.com Yei-Be-Chai (Born for Water) Quotes“As with many initiatives like this one, the more the public knows, the more likely they will be a part of …

Chaco Culture National Historical Park

Photo: Chaco Canyon National Historical Park, Aerial View Located in northwestern New Mexico, Chaco Culture National Historical Park became part of the US national park system (as a national monument) in 1907 and was designated a World Heritage Site in 1987. Elevation: 6,200 feet (1,890 meters) Key Linksnps.gov/[email protected] Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/KnSwQWKMYFr7Radx6 The Chaco Culture National Historic …

Paiute

Indigenous Peoples Paiute refers to three closely related groups — the Northern Paiute of California, Idaho, Nevada and Oregon; the Owens Valley Paiute of California and Nevada; and the Southern Paiute of Arizona, southeastern California and Nevada and Utah. The Northern Paiute call themselves Numa (sometimes written Numu); the Southern Paiute call themselves Nuwuv or …

National Museum of the American Indian

Photo: Erica Fischer, National Museum The National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) – americanindian.si.edu – is committed to advancing knowledge and understanding of the Native cultures of the Western Hemisphere—past, present, and future—through partnership with Native people and others. The museum works to support the continuance of culture, traditional values, and transitions in contemporary …

Native American Journalists Association

Elsewhere on the Web: Native American Journalists Association – naja.com – serves and empowers Native journalists through programs and actions designed to enrich journalism and promote Native cultures. The Native American Journalists Association, based in Norman, Oklahoma on the campus of the University of Oklahoma, has a unique and challenging mission. Its primary goal is …

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 …

Indigenous Links

Photo: Ma’atsy Links related to Indigenous peoples and cultures, presented in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesThe Karuk’s Innate Relationship with Fire: Adapting to Climate Change on the KlamathIndigenous people find legal, cultural barriers to protect sacred spaces off tribal lands – AZCentralAn Open Letter to the Lead Authors of ‘Protecting 30% of the Planet for Nature: …

Indigenous Tourism

Poster Indigenous Tourism = Tourism services in which Indigenous people are directly engaged with development, operation, and promotion Questions What resources are available to traditional and Indigenous peoples keen on offering travel and tourism services? How can visitors determine the degree the traditional or Indigenous people design and benefit from tourism? Responsible Travel TipsMany Indigenous …

Paiute Links

Photo: Henderson Mural Links related to the Paiute: Headlineshttp://nevadaforward.com/2017/07/31/change-makers-fawn-douglas-public-landsLifeways of the Southern Paiutesfunerary-objects-human-remains-returned-fallon-paiute-shoshone-indian-tribeLas Vegas Paiute boy given the sacred mantle of song carriertalking-tradition-and-presence-with-paiute-artistPaiute elder rescues language near extinctionPaiutes’ solar project highlight of National Clean Energy SummitMoapa Paiutes poised to construct first large-scale solar plantsolar-plant-approved-on-paiute-lands-near-las-vegastribe-environmentalists-sue-nv-energy-over-coal-plant-waste Places to visitNixon, Nevada: Pyramid Lake Museum and Visitors Centerhttps://www.facebook.com/pages/Pyramid-Lake-Paiute-Museum-Visitor-Center/267772703356723https://pyramidlake.us – …