Native American Day at the Lost City Museum

Poster: Native American Day 2017 Honor Native American Heritage Month in November and mark your calendar: Saturday, November 18, 2017 for Native American Day at Nevada’s Lost City Museum. The event features Native American dancers, food and demonstrations. There will be a variety of artists and craftspeople displaying and selling their creations and hopefully some will …

Indigenous Peoples Day #IndigenousPeoplesDay

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day. Hashtag #IndigenousPeoplesDay used frequently as a counterpoint to Columbus Day. Each year Planeta.com hosts Indigenous Peoples Week to focus on travel and tourism. We also celebrate August 9, the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People. This event recognizes the achievements and contributions made by Indigenous Peoples. There are other holidays and commemorations of …

New IUCN Report: Guardians of the Amazon Forest

New Report, Guardians of the Amazon Forest published in Spanish by the IUCN. We are reading Los guardianes del bosque amazónico by Martha Coronel Cisneros. Download https://portals.iucn.org/library/sites/library/files/documents/2017-036.pdf More info on the IUCN Portal https://portals.iucn.org/library/node/46903 Twitter @UICN_SUR @VisionAmazonica @MinamPeru Intro by Pedro Gamboa Moquillaza The concept of protected area has evolved over the past 60 years. …

Māori Language Week / Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2017

Poster: Language Week September 11-17 are the dates for the Māori Language Week / Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2017 Hashtags: #kiaoratereo #tereo #twotrm17 #mlw17 The theme is ‘kia ora te reo Māori.’ Look for details online Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori​ http://www.tetaurawhiri.govt.nz https://www.facebook.com/tetaurawhiri Māori Language Week, te wiki o te reo Māori, …

September 6 is Indigenous Literacy Day

September 6 is Indigenous Literacy Day in Australia. Planeta.com applauds efforts around the world to raise awareness and attention to Indigenous culture, language and to improve literacy in Indigenous communities. Hashtags: #ILD2017 and #indigenousliteracyday Indigenous Literacy Day is a national celebration of Indigenous culture, stories, language and literacy. Through activities on the day, the Indigenous Literacy Foundation focuses …

Mexico City Hosts Annual Indigenous Culture Fiesta

Mexico City hosts the Festival of Indigenous Cultures 2017 in the Zócalo September 1-10.  Hashtag: #CiudadSinMuros Celebrating the pluricultural and multiethnic diversity of Mexico City and the world, the event includes more than 800 exhibitors. Around 400 artistic and cultural activities are planned. The Festival of Indigenous Cultures 2017 exalts the cultural beauty of the Mexican towns through its …

Aymara

Poster The Aymara people live in the Andes and Altiplano regions of South America; about 1 million live in Bolivia, Peru and Chile. Their ancestors lived in the region for many centuries before becoming a subject people of the Inca in the late 15th or early 16th century, and later of the Spanish in the …

Sharing Cultures on the Social Web

Photo: Fire-Breathing Mantis, Las Vegas Planeta.com’s director Ron Mader presented four workshop sessions under the rubric of Sharing Cultures on the Social Web, introducing examples from around the world of cultural conservation using the social web at the Native Innovation Educational Technology Conference (June 22-23). What does the title allude? Sharing in terms of generosity and in terms of …

#NavajoCodeTalkersDay

August 14 is Navajo Code Talkers Day Hashtag: #NavajoCodeTalkersDay Embedded Tweets This #NavajoCodeTalkersDay, listen to Pfc. Joe Hosteen Kellwood sing the Marines’ Hymn in Navajo. pic.twitter.com/3os91i6mhi — U.S. Marines (@USMC) August 14, 2017 #NavajoCodeTalkersDay ✊🏾 pic.twitter.com/gWSnxYDEnF — Tsi’naajinii (@badoniec12) August 14, 2017 #NavajoCodeTalkersDay A few photos of my grandfather, John V. Goodluck. pic.twitter.com/Z53PmDfDz6 — LT Goodluck …