Mexico-USA Borderlands

Photo: Votive EssayWe need a better understanding of where the United States and Mexico meet. We are standing at the front door of one another’s country. This year look for an expansion on Planeta.com of regional coverage. There will be much-needed updates to the national parks and borderland jewels Big Bend National Park, Copper Canyon, …

Mexico USA Borderlands Links

Image: Biodiversity Heritage Library What would locals like others know about the Mexico/USA Borderlands? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesWhy 15,000 Migrants Ended Up in One Spot on the U.S.-Mexico BorderUS extends travel restrictions at Mexican and Canadian land borders as it makes plans to allow fully vaccinated foreign visitors to fly …

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 …

Chaco Culture National Historical Park

Photo: Chaco Canyon National Historical Park, Aerial View Located in northwestern New Mexico, Chaco Culture National Historical Park became part of the US national park system (as a national monument) in 1907 and was designated a World Heritage Site in 1987. Elevation: 6,200 feet (1,890 meters) Key Linksnps.gov/[email protected] Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/KnSwQWKMYFr7Radx6 The Chaco Culture National Historic …

Navajo Tours USA

Elsewhere on the Web Navajo Tours USA – navajotoursusa.com @NavajoToursUSA – is a Navajo-owned outdoor recreation and tour company based in New Mexico USA. Business motto: Tread lightly. Experience everything. Navajo Tours USA advocates Indigenous connection to the outdoors, responsibly showcase nature, art, culture, and history, and commit to authentic experiences with all guests. Since …

National Museum of the American Indian

Photo: Erica Fischer, National Museum The National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) – americanindian.si.edu – is committed to advancing knowledge and understanding of the Native cultures of the Western Hemisphere—past, present, and future—through partnership with Native people and others. The museum works to support the continuance of culture, traditional values, and transitions in contemporary …

Native American Heritage Month

Poster Since 1990 the USA has celebrated Native American Heritage Month in the month of November. Hashtags: #nativeamericanheritagemonth, #NAHM Headlines10 Public Lands with Powerful Native American Connections BackgroundNativeamericanheritagemonth.gov: What started at the turn of the century as an effort to gain a day of recognition for the significant contributions the first Americans made to the …

USA Politics

Image: Constitution of the USA Links to politics in the USA Elsewhere on the WebPoliticoThe Hill – News – Opinion – Well-BeingFivethirtyeightresults.decisiondeskhq.comCspan – @cspancqrollcall.com – @nielslesniewskirollcall.comopensecrets.org Alsodcreport.orgicivics.org Senatesenate.govjudiciary.senate.gov Joe BidenWikipedia ConstitutionWikipedia Electoral College Who Are the Electors? Football/Politicshttp://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2017/10/14/richard-nixon-politics-football-presidents-215708https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/02/01/friday-night-lights-out Electionshttps://uselectionatlas.orghttps://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS/ ALECalec.org Videos Last Week Tonight Embedded Tweets Cities Planeta.com

Yellowstone National Park

Photo: Jacob W. Frank/NPS, Bison Crossing the Road Key dates: The United States Congress established Yellowstone National Park in 1872. On March 1, 1872, President Ulysses S. Grant signed the Yellowstone National Park Protection Act into law. The world’s first national park was born. Key Linksnps.gov/[email protected] HeadlinesYellowstone had 1m visitors in July alone. That’s unsustainable …

Hawai’i

Photo: Eric Tessmer, Hanauma Bay Hawai’i is the southernmost state in the USA. The Hawaiian Archipelago hosts eight national parks, two renowned World Heritage Sites: Papahānaumokuākea, a Marine National Monument and Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park, and an expansive Biosphere Reserve. Also spelled: ‘Hawaii’ Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/hL2hHvGetbuxHKWi9 NotesIt is the only U.S. state located outside North America and …