1519 – 2019

Poster In 2019 Planeta.com spotlights the 500th anniversary of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire. We will follow the timeline of the expedition led by Hernán Cortés. Updates to include links to headlines and features, videos and presentations and virtual tours of the places visited during 1519. A special shoutout to Colibri winner Marlene …

Easter 2019

Rolling coverage of Easter celebrations around the world in 2019 Embedded Tweets Hoy es la última función del ciclo #SemanaSanta en #CineMuseoIndígena. ¡Te esperamos a las 11 horas para seguir compartiendo el #PatrimonioCultural de los #PueblosIndígenas!Recuerda que la entrada y todas las actividades son gratuitas. pic.twitter.com/RPJxiLnCIP — Museo Indígena (@MiMuseoIndigena) April 20, 2019 A series …

World Heritage Day 2019

Logo 2019’s International Day for Monuments and Sites, aka World Heritage Day is April 18. This year’s global celebration hosted by ICOMOS spotlights the relevance of rural landscapes, the challenges that encompass their conservation, the benefits that these efforts provide, and how rural landscapes are intrinsically related with sustainable development. Hashtags: #worldheritageday, #IDMS2019, #RuralLandscapes Key …

2019 Calendar

Photo What’s on our calendar in 2019? International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019 – International Year of Indigenous Languages 500th Anniversary 1519 – 2019 January Living Green Super Recycling Day February Responsible Travel Week #rtweek19 Te Matatini 2019 Smithsonian’s Mother Tongue Film Festival March Open Education Week April International Society for Ethnology and Folklore 2019 …

Tianguis Turístico 2019

Buzzwords This week Acapulco, Mexico hosts its annual tourism trade show, the Tianguis Turístico April 7-10, 2019. Hashtags: #TianguisTurístico2019 and #TianguisTurístico Key Links tianguisturisticomexico.com Questions Are there live and recorded videos from Tianguis? Are presentations available for download? Are tourism press releases posted online? What is the status of ecotourism and Indigenous tourism in Mexico? …

Henderson Ho’olaule’a 2019

Buzzwords Henderson, Nevada – September 14-15, 2019 are the dates for the Ho’olaule’a and Pacific Islands Festival, Henderson Events Plaza, 200 South Water Street. The layout is a mix of indoor and outdoor booths. Food offerings are Hawaiian and Asian. There are games for the kids and beautiful song and dance in the outdoor theater. …

Living in Downtown Las Vegas (2019)

Graphic: Proposed neighborhoods in downtown Las Vegas How to convince more people to live in downtown Las Vegas? The Downtown Vegas Alliance hosted Livin’ in the City, April 4. Former Director of Public Art, Scottsdale, Arizona, Donna Isaac discussed how the arts help to create community and revive urban cores. The panel discussion begins after …

Bird Songs and Planes: Today’s Periscope Soundscape

Photo: Name the flower Today’s soundscape: bird songs and planes recorded in the back yard as a live audio on Periscope / Twitter Thursday, April 4, 2019: Live audio test / soundscape / birdsongs and planes https://t.co/6LZRxtHZNz — Ron Mader (@ronmader) April 4, 2019 Greeting in English and Spanish and a bit of Ayöök, Chinanteco, …

Mexico-USA Borderlands

Photo: Votive Quotes The border is more than geography. The border is a mindset. The farther you are, the scarier it seems. Here on the border it’s just home. – Alfredo Corchado @ajcorchado The border is more than geography. The border is a mindset. The farther you are, the scarier it seems. Here on the …