Native Innovation

Photo Native Innovation is a Native American and Veteran owned, full service network management company serving the southwestern United States. “We provide enterprise network services to corporate, educational, government, and medical customers. With a variety of support options, from pay-per-incident to annual maintenance agreements, you’ll be sure to find a solution that fits your budget. …

Hawaiian

Languages This page is dedicated to our favorite words and phrases in Hawaiian. Suggestions are welcome. February is #HawaiianLanguageMonth or #MahinaOleloHawaii Word of the Day Hoʻohaʻahaʻa = Humility YouTube Embedded Tweets Vocabulary Planeta.com

Gaeilge (Irish)

Languages Gaeilge.ie: Irish is one of the oldest and most historic written languages in the world. The earliest evidence of this is preserved in Ogham inscriptions dating from the fifth century. Now Irish can now be found in more than 4,500 books, on the television, on the radio, in the newspapers, magazines, and on the …

Sierra Juárez

Photo: Bosque de Ixtán Oaxaca’s Sierra Juárez is home of Guelatao San Antonio Cuajimoloyas, Ixtlán de Juárez, Santa Catarina Ixtepeji, Santa María Yavesia, and Santa Catarina Lachatao What connects these communities are the forests and Indigenous histories. All well and good, so our questions lean toward the practicalities of visiting in a responsible, conscious, sustainable, eco-friendly way. …

Māori Language

Graphic New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Planeta.com is updating this page with key links, headlines and links to social web channels including Facebook and Twitter. Vocabulary is featured here. We also spotlight the annual Māori Language Week. Key LinksMāori Language CommissionTe Taura Whiri I te Reo Māori FacebookTe Wiki o te Reo Māori HeadlinesNZ’s unique te …

Māori

Photo The Māori are the Indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand / Aotearoa. They arrived from Polynesian islands before 1300 AD. They are the first known inhabitants before the Europeans arrived in the early 1800s. Questions Are there celebrations / events / talks in connection with the International Year of Indigenous Languages? What are the …

New Zealand Slang

New Zealand Map Our guide to slang in New Zealand (Aotearoa) Favoritesawesome = greatbach = (pronounced ‘batch’) holiday homebeauty = doozybob each way = supporting both opposing sidesbox of birds = standard response to the inquiry “How are you?”bro = friendcheers – thank youchoice bro – nice onecotton wool – cotton ball (example)cracker = very …

Language Links

Photo: Royston Rascals, Kool Links related to language presented in somewhat random fashion: [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@aikumaproject SoundcloudThe AllusionistKumoontun PlayThink you can identify global languages? Play the Great Language Game. HeadlinesWhy are we learning languages in a closed world?The key to cracking long-dead languages?worlds-languages-traced-back-single-african-mother-tongue-scientistshow-morality-changes-in-a-foreign-languagethe-glossary-of-happinesslanguage-immigrants-multiethnolect/420285digital-language-divideThe word-hoard: Robert Macfarlane on rewilding our language of landscapeUnmanning Space Language EssayLanguage, like food, …

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 …

Sámi Language

Image: Wikipedia This page spotlights the Sami languages with headlines, vocabulary, and resources. Headlinesreindeer-herders-an-app-and-the-fight-to-save-a-languageCouncil of Europe recommends that Finland grant permanent funds for promotion of Sámi languagesEurohpa ráđi áššedovdit ávžžuhit Suoma stáhta čujuhit bissovaš ruhtadeami sámi giellabargui ja ovddidit olbmuid áddejumi sámegielainSámi languages making gains in Finland Sámi Languagehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vkG7psgdl1o Sami SayingsEverything in nature has a …