09 • September • Septiembre

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Templo Mayor (Some rights reserved) September … roll your Rs. This is biodiversity month in Australia, and tourism month in South Africa, and mes de la patria in Mexico. It has taken some time but we are learning how to use the Oxford comma. September 8 is International Literacy Day which we celebrate efforts of inspired digital literacy, particularly those …

September 29 is National Corn Day in Mexico #DíaNacionaldelMaíz

Poster: La Cosecha Market (Used with permission) Maíz, also known as corn, is a large grain plant first domesticated by Indigenous peoples in Mexico about 10,000 years ago. The country celebrates September 29 as Día Nacional del Maíz (National Corn Day). Hashtag: #DíaNacionaldelMaíz Planeta.com is curating tweets and other info that show off the variety and vulnerability of traditional …

Oktoberfest

Lingo Cards (some rights reserved) Oktoberfest is the world’s largest Volksfest. Held annually in Munich, Bavaria, Germany, it is a 16-day folk festival running from late September to the first weekend in October, with more than 6 million people from around the world attending the event every year. Key Linksoktoberfest.de FYIFestival halls in Munich can seat 94,000 …

September 28 is the International Day for Universal Access to Information

Poster September 28 is the International Day for Universal Access to Information. Hashtag: #AccessToInfoDay Key Linksunesco.org/commemorations/accesstoinformationdayun.org/en/observances/information-access-day Questions = Preguntas What information would you like access? = ¿A qué información le gustaría acceder? = Auf welche Informationen möchten Sie zugreifen? = A quelles informations souhaitez-vous accéder ? = Vilken information vill du ha tillgång till? 2021 Decade …

World Rivers Day

Photo: Fort Wayne Filtration Plant World Rivers Day – worldriversday.com – is a global celebration of the world’s waterways, observed the fourth Sunday in September. World Rivers Day was established in 2005 to compliment the United Nations launch of its Water for Life Decade. World Rivers Day is a celebration of the world’s waterways. It …

September 6 is Indigenous Literacy Day

Photo September 6 is Indigenous Literacy Day in Australia. Planeta.com applauds efforts around the world to improve literacy in Indigenous communities and to raise awareness and attention to Indigenous culture and peoples today. Hashtags: #ILD2020 and #indigenousliteracyday Key Linksindigenousliteracyfoundation.org.auhttps://www.indigenousliteracyfoundation.org.au/[email protected] Background Indigenous Literacy Day is a national celebration of Indigenous culture, stories, language and literacy. Through activities on …

Labor Day in the USA

Poster First Monday in September is Labor Day in the USA and traditional end of summer holiday. Wikipedia: Labor Day in the United States is a public holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September. It honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, laws and well-being …

Namibian Heritage Week 2019

Poster Namibia – Namibian Heritage Week is held the third week of September every year. 2019 dates: September 16-22. Key [email protected]@MuseumsANamibia Questions Are there livestreaming and recorded videos from events? How is Namibia celebrating the International year of Indigenous Languages? What would Namibians like visitors to know about the country? BackgroundNamibian Heritage Week encourages all …

2018 Roadtrip: Austin – Las Vegas

Photo: Stop Lingering Notes from the September 2018 roadtrip: Austin – Dallas – Amarillo – Albuquerque – Gallup – Flagstaff – Henderson – Las Vegas Cities Austin Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex Amarillo, Texas Albuquerque = Beeʼeldííl Dahsinil Gallup = Naʼnízhoozhí Flagstaff, Arizona Henderson, Nevada States Texas New Mexico Arizona Nevada Highways Interstate 35 Interstate 40 Interstate …

Oktoberfest in Las Vegas (2017)

The City of Las Vegas and the German-American Social Club of Nevada present their 9th Annual Oktoberfest at the Historic Fifth Street School Saturday, October 7, 3-9pm.The outdoor event on Centennial Plaza is free and open to the public. The all-ages celebration features authentic German food. Beer and wine for sale to those 21+ with …