Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument

Photo: Karen Bryan/Hawai’i Institute of Marine Biology, Reef fish Spotlight on Papahānaumokuākea National Monument 2021 WebinarAugust 19, 12pm Pacificusicomos.org/webinars Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/ZVoQ9JWGyhtLDWQy6 How to pronounce Papahānaumokuākea?Have a listen: Papa-hanau-moku-akea. Key LinksPapahanaumokuakea.govFacebookFlickr 2006 Media Release Media release from the US White House: The monument was originally created in 2006 by President George W. Bush and designated as …

Grand Canyon National Park

Photo: View from Imperial Point 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, ranges in width from 0.25 to 15 …

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 …

Cherokee

Indigenous Peoples The Cherokee Nation is the largest tribal government in the United States with more than 380,000 citizens around the globe. Wikipedia: The Cherokee are a Native American people, originally from the Southeastern United States (principally Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina, and South Carolina). Currently there are three federally recognized Cherokee tribes: the Eastern Band …

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 …

Ayöök Vocabulary from Santa María Ocotepec (Maaxïnkojm), Oaxaca, México

Photo: Ceramics Publisher’s note – This page is regularly in the Top 10 most visited pages on Planeta.com. = Algo sorprendente. Esta página se encuentra regularmente en las 10 páginas más visitadas en Planeta.com. Here are key Ayöök (Mixe) words and phrases used in Santa María Ocotepec (Maaxïnkojm) and translated in Spanish and English. If …

Zapotec

Indigenous Peoples: Zapotec Zapotecs are an Indigenous group in Oaxaca with an incredible breadth and depth of culture. 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 Veracruz and Puebla. There has been a migration …

Guelaguetza

Poster Guelaguetza is one of the world’s most important festivals and takes place every year in Oaxaca, Mexico. Due to Covid19, the July 2021 events will be virtual for the second year in a row on Mondays 19 and 26. Hashtags: #Guelaguetza2021 and #Guelaguetza Key Linksoaxaca.gob.mxfacebook.com/[email protected] HeadlinesHoteleros perderán 423 millones de pesos por cancelación de …

Indigenous Links

Photo: Ma’atsy Links related to Indigenous peoples and cultures, presented in a somewhat random fashion: Indigenous Peoples’ food systems: Insights on sustainability and resilience from the front line of climate changehttp://www.fao.org/documents/card/en/c/cb5131en K-luumil X’Ko’olelo’obFacebookgreennetworkproject.org Media Faves (Trying to create a Top 10) ABC – Awaye Radio New Zealand – Te Ahi Kaa – Facebook Maori Television …

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. 2021 celebrations will be held July 4-11, 2021. Hashtags: #NAIDOC2021, #NAIDOCWeek, #HealCountry NAIDOC (the National Aboriginal Islander Day Observance Committee) Week is an Australian observance lasting from the first Sunday in July until the following …