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 …

Grand Canyon National Park

Photo: NPS/J. Baird, Prickly pear cactus with fruit along the Tonto Trail Grand Canyon National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, encompasses 1,218,375 acres and lies on the Colorado Plateau in the state of Arizona. It was one of the first national parks created in the United States. The canyon is 277 miles (446 kilometers) long, …

Paiute Links

Photo 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 – https://twitter.com/plpt Winnemucca …

Australia Aboriginal Links

Australia Aboriginal Flag Links related to Aboriginal and Indigenous Australia presented in somewhat random fashion: Recent Features [email protected][email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected] The Genius of Australian Indigenous LanguagesThe genius of Indigenous languages – @RachNordlingerhttps://vimeo.com/286457391/f816da0a71 HeadlineAustralia changes word in anthem to honor Indigenous people – APAustralian history put through the looking glass by Aboriginal artists Judy Watson and Yhonnie Scarce …

Zapotec

Indigenous Peoples: Zapotec Zapotecs are an Indigenous group in Oaxaca with an incredible breadth and depth of culture. There are about 100 variations of the language. This page feature working notes on Zapotec culture, including language, traditional dance, and food. As a language, Zapotec is a group of languages spoken principally in Oaxaca, and also parts of …

Quechua

Indigenous Peoples Quechua is the name of a people of the central Andes of South America and their languages. Recommended ListeningQuechua – Imagine that while growing up, your parents spoke to each other in a language you didn’t understand, using another language for you and your siblings. Gabina Funegra was exposed, in this way, to …

Medicine Wheel

Buzzwords Medicine Wheel = Between 70 and 150 medicine wheels have been identified in South Dakota, Wyoming, Montana, Alberta, and Saskatchewan. Wikipedia: In some Native American cultures, the medicine wheel is a metaphor for a variety of spiritual concepts. A medicine wheel may also be a stone monument that illustrates this metaphor. Historically, the monuments …

Māori Television

Logo Elsewhere on the Web Māori Television – maoritelevision.com – is New Zealand’s Indigenous broadcaster, providing a wide range of local and international programs for audiences across the country and online. Key [email protected]nd – PopularAbout ProgramsTe Kāea, 5pm on Te Reo, 5:30 on Māori [email protected] Native Affairs, @MTS_NAffairs VisionMāori language is a taonga (treasure) at …

International Mother Language Day

Poster: International Mother Language Day = Dia Internacional de la Lengua Materna February 21 is International Mother Language Day declared by UNESCO in 1999 to celebrate linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. Events, workshops and even tweets on this date promote awareness. Hashtags: #MotherLanguageDay, #DiaDeLaLenguaMaterna, #dilm, #LenguaMaterna Planeta.com has paid special attention to this celebration …