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 …

Indigenous Peoples Week #ipw7

Poster: #ipw7 Planeta.com’s seventh annual celebration of social web storytelling about Indigenous peoples and tourism around the world — Indigenous Peoples Week takes place August 7-13. 2017 is the seventh year for Indigenous Peoples Week and Planeta.com’s 17th year of innovative online conferencing. Hashtag: #ipw7 Wiki Participation is free. Donations are welcome. The week focuses attention …

Ho’oku’ikahi Establishment Day Hawaiian Cultural Festival

Hawai’i – Pu’ukoholā Heiau National Historic Site celebrates its 45th anniversary with their annual Ho’oku’ikahi Establishment Day Hawaiian Cultural Festival. The festival opened with Nā Papa Kanaka o Pu`ukoholā Heiau performing the Ho`okupu ceremony on Saturday, August 12 at Pelekane Bay. On Sunday, August 13 the festivities continue from 930am to 3pm. This annual celebration …

Indigenous Peoples

Buzz: Indigenous Indigenous peoples are ethnic groups native to a land or region, especially before the arrival and intrusion of a foreign and possibly dominating culture. They are a group of people whose members share a cultural identity that has been shaped by their geographical region. Each group of Indigenous people are unique, some following …

International Day of the World’s Indigenous People 2017

Poster: Indigenous Day The United Nations’ International Day of the World’s Indigenous People is observed each year on August 9 to promote and protect the rights of the world’s Indigenous population. This event recognizes the achievements and contributions made by Indigenous Peoples. The commemoration takes place on in recognition of the first meeting of the …

Indigenous Peoples Week Questions

Poster: #IPW7 Planeta.com’s seventh annual celebration of social web storytelling about Indigenous peoples and tourism around the world — Indigenous Peoples Week takes place August 7-13 (Monday-Sunday). Some of the questions we are asking: What is the status of Indigenous tourism in 2017? Spanish: ¿Cuál es la situación del turismo indígena en 2017? Portuguese: Qual é o status do turismo indígena em 2017? German: Was ist …

Sámi

Photo: Visit Finland, Sámi Garment Sámi is used to name the Lappish people, the Indigenous population of Sápmi (northern Norway, Sweden, Finland and Kola peninsula in Russia). the Sami flag has been flying in Norway, Finland, Russia and Sweden since 1986. The Sámi people live in four countries and have no national state of their …