Indigenous

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Indigenous peoples are ethnic groups native to a land or region, especially before the arrival and intrusion of a foreign and possibly dominating culture. They are a group of people whose members share a cultural identity that has been shaped by their geographical region. Each group of Indigenous people are …

Indigenous Links

Photo: Ma’atsy (Some rights reserved) 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 …

Zapotec

Indigenous Peoples Zapotecs are an Indigenous group in Oaxaca with an incredible breadth and depth of culture. This page feature working notes on Zapotec culture past, present, and future with an emphasis on history, language, traditional dance, and food. As a language, Zapotec is a group of languages spoken principally in Oaxaca, and also parts of Veracruz …

Indigenous Languages

Photo: Caldo de Piedra • Oaxaca, México Indigenous Languages are awesome. We are updating some popular features on Planeta.com: Mark your calendar. 2022-2032 is the International Decade of Indigenous Languages. Recommended ListeningPass it on: preserving Indigenous languages – Awaye – A panel discusses the purpose of language revival – is it fluency, dual naming or …

Wampanoag

Photo: Zebralongwing, Keeping Watch at Plymouth (Some rights reserved) Wampanoag = a member of a confederacy of North American peoples of southeastern Massachusetts who spoke the extinct Algonquian language Massachusett Key Linksmashpeewampanoagtribe-nsn.gov – Facebook HeadlinesWhat Really Happened at the First Thanksgiving? The Wampanoag Side of the Tale – Indian Country Today Recommended ListeningThe Mashpee Wampanoag’s …

Native American Heritage Month

Artwork Since 1990 the USA has celebrated Native American Heritage Month in the month of November. Hashtags: #nativeamericanheritagemonth, #NAHM Key Linksnativeamericanheritagemonth.gov EventsLibrary of Congress CalendarNational Archives CalendarNational Endowment for the Humanities CalendarNational Gallery of Art Calendar of EventsSmithsonian Institution Calendar of EventsSmithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Calendar of Events Headlines10 Public Lands with …

Kuáhl

Indigenous Languages Kudos to Pie de Pagina for featuring the story of the last speakers of Kuáhl, an Indigenous language native to Baja California. They made their own museum to preserve their culture. Ku’ahl is a linguistic derivation of the Paipai. A sign for the “Ku’ahl Museum” is seen on the road leading to the …

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 …

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 …