Māori Language Week / Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2018

Poster New Zealand – Māori Language Week, te wiki o te reo Māori, is a government-sponsored initiative promoting the use of Māori language, one of the three official national languages of the country (Māori, English and New Zealand Sign Language). The week is part of the broader Māori language revival and raises public awareness for Māori …

New Publication: Indigenous Tourism Guidelines

Cover G Adventures has published guidelines intended to improve the well-being of Indigenous communities through tourism. Indigenous People and the Travel Industry: Global Good Practice Guidelines were developed over the course of a year by the George Washington University International Institute of Tourism Studies, G Adventures and the Planeterra Foundation—are intended for use by travel companies …

Aboriginal and Indigenous Australia

Aboriginal Australians conserve the oldest culture in the world. Human occupation of Australia started about 65,000 years ago with successive waves of immigration from south and southeast Asia. Archaeologists continue to revise the date of early settlements. The word ‘aboriginal’ has appeared in the English language since the 17th century and means ‘first or earliest known, indigenous.’ This …

Montreal Hosts #sbstta #wg8j10

Publisher’s Note: Developing Story to be updated during and after the event Montreal – The Twenty-first meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA-21) hosts more than 500 delegates from around the world meet this week. The discussion spotlights Indigenous peoples and local communities’ contributions to the Convention on Biological Diversity …

Evaluating the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development #iy2017

Poster The United Nations General Assembly approved the adoption of 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. The resolution recognizes “the importance of international tourism, and particularly of the designation of an international year of sustainable tourism for development, in fostering better understanding among peoples everywhere, in leading to a greater awareness …

Cultures Under Water

Archives of the livestreaming videos from Tempe, Arizona – Cultures Under Water – climate impacts on tribal cultural heritage Key Links https://law.asu.edu/content/cultures-under-water-climate-impacts-tribal-cultural-heritage Extreme weather and climate events have increased over the past 50 years and Indigenous people are among the most vulnerable to the adverse effects because they are often inextricably tied to their land. …

Māori

Photo The Māori are the Indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand. They arrived from Polynesian islands before 1300 AD. They are the first known inhabitants of New Zealand before the Europeans arrived in the early 1800s. September 10-16 are the dates for the next Māori Language Week / Te Wiki o te Reo Māori. The …

La Lengua Sin Frontera (Language Without Borders): Three Indigenous Poets

Recommended Listening La Lengua Sin Frontera (Language Without Borders): Three Indigenous Poets recorded November 9 in Los Angeles. Join us for an evening celebrating Indigenous poetry from the United States and Mexico with three major poets—Natalie Diaz (member of the Mojave and Pima Indian tribes, winner of the Nimrod/Hardman Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry, language …

NAIDOC Week

Lingo Card NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Key Links http://www.naidoc.org.au local-naidoc-events-calendar-now-open NAIDOC History Facebook Wiki Naidoc Planeta.com Songlines: The living narrative of Australia Our Languages Matter: NAIDOC Week 2017 NAIDOC Week 2018

Inuit

The Inuit are a group of culturally similar indigenous peoples inhabiting the Arctic regions of Greenland, Canada and Alaska. YouTube Wiki http://planeta.wikispaces.com/inuit Planeta.com Indigenous Peoples