Regional Congress of Indigenous Languages for Latin America and the Caribbean

Poster Cusco, Perú – The Regional Congress of Indigenous Languages for Latin America and the Caribbean (Congreso Regional de Lenguas Indígenas para América Latina y el Caribe) takes place September 25-27. Key Links https://www.gob.pe/institucion/cultura/campa%C3%B1as/254-congreso-regional-de-lenguas-indigenas-para-america-latina-y-el-caribe https://es.iyil2019.org/events/congreso-internacional-sobre-lenguas-indigenas @PeruPaisDigital Questions How is ‘Congreso Regional de Lenguas Indígenas para América Latina y el Caribe’ translated in the Indigenous languages …

Namibian Heritage Week 2019

Poster Namibia – Namibian Heritage Week is held the third week of September every year. 2019 dates: September 16-22. Key Links museums.com.na Facebook @NamHeritageWeek @MuseumsANamibia Questions Are there livestreaming and recorded videos from events? How is Namibia celebrating the International year of Indigenous Languages? What would Namibians like visitors to know about the country? Background …

Planeta.com September 2019 Preview

Poster This month we are starting experiments in livestreaming, public conversations. Some of the sessions take place on Facebook and Twitter/Periscope. Our September 3 and 5th and 12th YouTuve chats were delayed due to technical reasons via YouTube. September 19 Improving Environmental News, Planeta Talks September 19, 2019 Starting Time Join us! Where is the …

Greta Thunberg

Twitter Avatar April 2019 Every time we make a decision we should ask ourselves; how will this decision affect that curve? We should no longer measure our wealth and success in the graph that shows economic growth, but in the curve that shows the emissions of greenhouse gases. We should no longer only ask: “Have …

2019 – International Year of Indigenous Languages

Photo: Tienda Ayöök, Clay Rabbits 2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages (Año Internacional de las Lenguas Indígenas). Hashtags: #iyil2019, #2019iyil Planeta.com will be updating relevant features that showcase successful language conservation campaigns including Dizhsa Nabani,  #UsaTuVoz , Kumoontun, and Māori Language Week / Te Wiki o te Reo Māori. Suggestions are welcome as we edit …

Indigenous Languages

Photo: Caldo de Piedra • Oaxaca, México Indigenous Languages are awesome. Mark your calendar. 2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages. 2019 – International Year of Indigenous Languages We are updating some popular features on Planeta.com: Languages Ayöök Vocabulary from Santa María Ocotepec (Maaxïnkojm), Oaxaca, México Mixteco de San Pedro Tidaá Māori Language Sámi …

Mexico-USA Borderlands

Photo: Votive Essay We need a better understanding of where the United States and Mexico meet. We are standing at the front door of one another’s country. In 2020 look for an expansion on Planeta.com of regional coverage. If there is a way to arrange an old-school roadtrip or meetup, we are happy to oblige. …

USA 2019

USA Flag Curating headlines and tidbits from the USA: September Merriam-Webster: A 200-year-old dictionary offers hot political takes on Twitter https://amp.usatoday.com/amp/2357930001 August https://www.vox.com/platform/amp/2019/8/29/20838464/comey-memos-inspector-general-horowitz-dangerous A professor called Bret Stephens a ‘bedbug.’ The New York Times columnist complained to the professor’s boss Behind Nate Silver’s war with The New York Times Some people complain that this is …