Zion National Park

Photo Zion National Park is one of our favorite places in the USA. Puebloan Peoples inhabited the area from 500-1200 A.D, followed by the Paiute, who were still in residence in 1858 when Mormon missionaries arrived. The Paiute called the area Mukuntuweap which means “straight canyon” in Southern Pauite. Key Links http://www.nps.gov/zion https://www.facebook.com/zionnps https://twitter.com/ZionNPS http://www.flickr.com/zionnps Zion …

Ayöök = Mixe

Indigenous Peoples Features Kumoontun Ayöök Vocabulary from Santa María Ocotepec (Maaxïnkojm), Oaxaca, México Videos Soundcloud Headlines Ayuujk: Sobre calabazas y chilacayotes. Lengua, palabras y visión del mundo Elsewhere on the Web http://giss.tv:8000/konk_anaa.ogg Embedded Tweets Ayer en la ciudad de Oaxaca 🤓 https://t.co/5Ju1UX9IlB — Marco Antonio (@AyuukMarco) July 17, 2019 “La solidaridad se hace más visible …

Exploring Mexico City’s Chapultepec Park

Photo: Cascarita It is easy to see the sharp contrast between the greenery of Chapultepec Park and the surrounding gray megalopolis. This is one of the most impressive city parks in the world. Green Spaces Long before urban sprawl crept to the borders, the park was a refuge of the kings of the Aztec Empire. …

Mexico USA Borderlands Links

Image: Biodiversity Heritage Library Links related to the borderlands that connect Mexico and the USA presented in a chronological, then somewhat random fashion: Twitter @sandradibble @nogalesnews @borderzine @NADB_BDAN @ScubedStudio @RioGGuardian News fronterasdesk.org – Facebook – @fronterasdesk frontera.info – @fronterainfo 2019 Headlines The latest on the Trump administration and the border – CNN A California desert …

Henderson Libraries

Photo: Raiders on Location Henderson, Nevada – 2019 is the 75th Anniversary of the Henderson Library system – hendersonlibraries.com. Each of the five Henderson Libraries has ts own personality and origin story: Paseo Verde, Gibson, Green Valley, and Heritage Park. Key Links hendersonlibraries.com Make a request News Login or Sign Up Facebook @hendersonlibs https://twitter.com/hendersonlibs Friends …

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Photo: Parade of Lights Lake Mead National Recreation Area, is the USA’s fifth most popular national park unit with more than 7 million visits a year. With the creation of what would be named Hoover Dam, Lake Mead was first established as the Boulder Dam Recreation Area in 1936, administrated by the National Park Service. …

International Folk Art Market 2019

Logo This weekend Santa Fe, New Mexico hosts the 2019 International Folk Art Market July 12-14. Hashtag: #IFAM2019 Key Links folkartmarket.org Event page Facebook @ifamsantafe Questions = Preguntas Is there a directory of artisans and info about where to purchase their works? Bonus points: Directory with social web accounts Are there other directories of international …

Guelaguetza

Poster Guelaguetza is one of the world’s most important festivals and takes place every year in Oaxaca, Mexico. 2019 dates are July 22 and 29. Introducing the Guelaguetza Some of the most colorful celebrations in the Americas take place in the southeastern corner of Mexico. Since 1932 the city of Oaxaca de Juárez , neighboring …

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

Photo: Ron Mader, Visitors Center Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is located about 15 miles (24 kilometers) west of Las Vegas and is easily seen from the Las Vegas Strip. 2019 Red Rock Canyon 2019 History: In 1990 Congress designated Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area as Nevada’s first National Conservation Area (the seventh …

Mexcaltitán

Mexcaltitán is a small village laid out like a wheel. The town occupies an island in the middle of a saltwater lagoon. Streets are underwater during the rainy season, prompting the use of boats that ferry people around. If you want to visit, you’ll need to take a wooden boat (lancha) from La Batanga, a …