Teotitlán del Valle

Photo: At the church (2007) Mexico – Walk with the Weavers and spend time in the Place of the Gods. The Zapotec community of Teotitlán del Valle (elevation: 1,670 meters or 5,500 feet) is world-famous for production of colorful weavings (laadi or Ladih in the local language). Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/DbWimDqvvGRwAh5a6 Natural WorldIn the Náhuatl language of …

Language Revitalization

Lingo Cards Language Revitalization = an attempt to halt or reverse the decline of a language or to revive an extinct one Recommended Listening Native America Calling 07-11-18 The hard work of language revitalization – In small classes, informal groups or even online, Native language warriors are doing the hard work to keep languages alive. …

Inuit

Indigenous Peoples The Inuit are a group of culturally similar Indigenous peoples inhabiting the Arctic regions of Greenland, Canada, and Alaska. HeadlinesAfter 60 years, Inuit-led organization takes over Inuit art trademark from feds – CBCHow One Inuit Community Won Against Big Oil – New Republic Jerry Cansthejerrycans.comFacebookYoutubeWikipedia YouTube Photos WikipediaInuit Planeta.com

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 …

Huichol (Wixáritari)

Indigenous Peoples The Huichol or Wixáritari are Indigenous people, living in the Sierra Madre Occidental range in the Mexican states of Durango, Nayarit, Jalisco, San Luis Potosi, and Zacatecas. Questions = Preguntas Who are the Wixáritari voices online? = ¿Quiénes son las voces wixáritari online? HeadlinesFire devastates 500 hectares of sacred Wixárika territory in San Luis …

NAIDOC

Lingo Card NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC (the National Aboriginal Islander Day Observance Committee) Week is an Australian observance lasting from the first Sunday in July until the following Sunday. 2021Celebrations will be held July 4-11, 2021. naidoc.org.au: The NAIDOC 2021 …

Adnyamathanha

Indigenous Peoples Adnyamathanha HeadlinesHistories written in the land: a journey through Adnyamathanha Yarta – The Conversation – @ConversationEDU @JKoolmatrie Video Elsewhere on the Webhttp://guides.slsa.sa.gov.au/Adnyamathanha guides.slsa.sa.gov.au: The Aboriginal people of the Northern Flinders Ranges at the time of European settlement were the Wailpi, Guyani, Jadliaura and Pilatapa. These four language groups are now collectively referred to …

Aboriginal and Indigenous Australia

Photo: Tribal Warrior Human occupation of Australia started about 65,000 years ago with successive waves of immigration from south and southeast Asia. Archaeologists continue to revise the date of early settlements. Today Aboriginal Australians conserve the oldest culture in the world. The word ‘Aboriginal’ has appeared in the English language since the 17th century and means ‘first or earliest …

Diné (Navajo) Links

Photo: Navajo Tours USA Links related to Diné presented in somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesWelcome to Máaz: NASA Names New Features on Mars in Navajo LanguageLiving Planet: Navajos uranium legacyFInding Nemo in NavajoNavajos buy back artifacts at Paris auctionClimate-change-turning-sacred-land-against-Navajonavajo-four-sacred-colorsOfficials: Trust settlement is step toward ‘wrongs being corrected’ – @navajotimes10 Things You Need to Know about the …

Cree

Indigenous Peoples Wikipedia: The Cree (Cree: Nēhiyaw; French: Cri) are one of the largest groups of First Nations in North America, with over 200,000 members living in Canada. The major proportion of Cree in Canada live north and west of Lake Superior, in Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. About 38,000 live …