Diné = Navajo

Photo: Navajo Weaving, Luchia’s Restaurant Planeta.com guide to Diné (Navajo) culture, language and travel tips for visitors. The Navajo Nation extends across Arizona, New Mexico and Utah, covering more than 27,000 square miles.   Slideshare DineBizaad from ron mader Wiki Diné Planeta.com Indigenous Peoples #NavajoCodeTalkersDay

Henderson, Nevada

Photo: Ron Mader, Paiute Mural Henderson is located in the foothills south and adjacent to Las Vegas. Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is the second largest city in Nevada, known for its parks, cycling and hiking trails and master-planned communities. Henderson is certified Playful City USA. Downtown Henderson hosts the brand-new celebration of the Last Friday …

Mexican Proverbs (Dichos Mexicanos)

Ayuuk Chickens So many favorite Mexican proverbs. Many, many thanks to friends who patiently explained literal translations and deeper meanings. Los lunes ni las gallinas ponen. Monday even the hens don’t lay eggs. El que tiene tienda que la atienda, o si no que la venda. Who has a store tends to it. If not, …

North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

Buzzword: NAFTA The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is an agreement signed by Canada, Mexico, and the United States, creating a trilateral trade bloc in North America. The agreement came into force on January 1, 1994. Key Links NAFTA Secretariat Translating: NAFTA Spanish: Tratado de Libre Comercio de América del Norte, (TLCAN) French: Accord …

Just Add Water Street #JAWSNV

Henderson, Nevada – This is clever — a community event on the last Friday of the month (a week before First Friday in downtown Las Vegas) — tiled JAWS, short for Just Add Water Street, aka the locale in downtown Henderson. Hashtag: #JAWSNV The next event is Friday, October 27. The festival runs from 7pm-10pm with …

Fort Wayne

Photo: Joel Dinda, Baseball Fort Wayne is a riverine city in northeast Indiana. The state’s second largest city, Fort Wayne was built at the confluence of three rivers: the St. Joseph River, St. Marys River and Maumee River. Some history. In 1794 the ‘fort’ in Fort Wayne was built near the Indigenous Miami village of …

Fifth World Forum of Mexican Gastronomy #VFMGM

The Fifth World Forum of Mexican Gastronomy will be held from October 5-8 at the National Arts Center (Cenart) in Mexico City. Hashtag: #VFMGM The event features  80 traditional Mexican cooks and 50 food and food specialists from Mexico, the United States and Canada. Chiapas, Guanajuato, Michoacán, Oaxaca, Sinaloa and Tabasco among the gastronomic destinations that will be present. This year, …