Dizhsa Nabani

Poster For anyone keen on Indigenous languages, language revitalization and the International Year of Indigenous Languages (2019 at its finest!), this conversation spotlights a favorite new video series: Dizhsa Nabani = Lengua Viva = Living Language, a documentary project on Zapotec language and identity in San Jerónimo Tlacochahuaya, Oaxaca, Mexico. Thank you, thank you, thank …

Thanksgiving

Photo Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday celebrated in the United States and Canada as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year. It is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States and on the second Monday of October in Canada. Commercially, the Friday after Thanksgiving in the USA is called Black Friday. …

Bike Share in Las Vegas #RTCBikeShare

Photo: Gold Bike The next big thing is happening now in downtown Las Vegas. I’m referring to the growing number of bicycle share programs around the world. Downtown Las Vegas joined the bike share club on October 1, 2016. We are big fans of the RTC Bike Share – https://rtcbikeshare.bcycle.com. Hashtag: #RTCBikeShare Bike sharing is …

2018 Native American Day at the Lost City Museum

Poster Honor Native American Heritage and mark your calendar: Saturday, December 8, 2018 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. There will also be delicious Navajo tacos and fry bread …

New Zealand’s National Digital Forum #NDFNZ 2018

Screenshot Wellington, New Zealand – This week the National Digital Forum – http://www.ndf.org.nz – hosted its annual conference November 19-21, 2018. The forum is a network working together to enhance digital interaction with culture and heritage. In addition to the conference, arranges local events, and supports professional development opportunities. Livestreaming https://live1.r2.co.nz/20181120 Key Links http://www.ndf.org.nz http://www.ndf.org.nz/programme …

Las Vegas Community Healing Garden

Photo The Las Vegas community has come together to build a new community healing garden as a prompt and thoughtful response to the Oct. 1 tragedy, when a lone gunman massacred 58 individuals and injured 526 more who were attending a music festival. Stonerose Landscapes principals Jay Pleggenkuhle and Daniel Perez designed a memorial garden …

Libraries on the Social Web

Photo: Local author collection Publisher’s Note: Apologies for messy format. Update in progress. Reveal on September 8 International Literacy Day Library = A building or room containing collections of books, periodicals, and sometimes films and recorded music for people to read, borrow, or refer to. Many libraries are forward-thinking, digitally literate and public-facing. Others are …

New Zealand = Aotearoa

Photo: Sheep Entrance New Zealand, also known as Aotearoa (its Māori name meaning “the land of the long white cloud”) or the “green Island on the other side of the earth”, boasts jaw-dropping landscapes, fabulous festivals and superb food and wines. More than one-third of the country is designated protected parkland and marine reserves. New Zealand is world famous for …

2019 Responsible Travel Week #rtweek19

Calendar Planeta.com invites readers and friends to our annual Responsible Travel Week, February 11-17, 2019. We hope you can fall in love (again!) with responsible travel. 2019 is  Planeta.com‘s 20th year of innovative, community-driven, online conferencing and the eleventh year for Responsible Travel Week.  Since 2000 Planeta.com has hosted dozens of public dialogues about ecotourism, sustainable …

Ride and Seek

Photo: Horizon One of the pluses for anyone using a bike are the limitless options of changing a route, looking around and be amazed and what one finds. There are treasure hunts possibilities galore. There’s also real-life version of Choose-Your-Own-Adventure: Ride and Seek. Kudos and ht to Mike Hair Planeta.com Bikes Bikes Links Bike Share …