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 …

Tren Maya = Maya Train

Logo Mexico – Tren Maya (Maya Train), the proposed train service in the Yucatán Peninsula, is under scrutiny. Public referendum scheduled for November 24-25. Key Links https://www.tren-maya.mx @TrenMayaMX Headlines http://www.globalconstructionreview.com/news/mexico-hold-referendum-8bn-yucatan-tourist-train https://www.theyucatantimes.com/2018/11/its-official-mexico-will-hold-referendum-on-8-billion-usd-maya-train-project https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2018/11/12/world/americas/ap-lt-mexico-yucatan-train.html https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/indigenous-communities-say-no-to-maya-train https://www.lajornadamaya.mx/2018-11-19/Expertos-plantean-a-AMLO-posponer-construccion-de-Tren-Maya https://www.contralinea.com.mx/archivo-revista/2018/10/17/el-tren-maya-sin-consulta-atropello-a-las-comunidades-indigenas https://www.bbc.com/mundo/noticias-america-latina-45254080 https://expansion.mx/empresas/2018/09/28/los-pros-y-contras-del-tren-maya https://www.eleconomista.com.mx/empresas/El-sueno-del-Tren-Maya-de-AMLO-no-es-el-unico-ortos-megaproyectos-de-infraestructura-ferroviaria-en-el-mundo-20180919-0061.html http://ibero.mx/prensa/sin-perspectiva-ambiental-tren-maya-podria-ser-una-obra-no-positiva-rector https://www.mimorelia.com/tras-anunciar-su-construccion-amlo-presenta-animacion-del-tren-maya Facebook Videos Embedded Tweets El 24 y 25 de noviembre habrá consulta sobre construcción del …

Marlene Ehrenberg Enríquez

Photo Marlene Ehrenberg Enríquez is a Mexican pioneer in the development of responsible travel and ecotourism. Her mantra: Promover Protegiendo. Starting her work in tourism in the 1968 Olympic games, Marlene has more than 40 years of experience in designing and organizing trips that are bespoke and out of the ordinary. She has a mastery …

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 …

Hernán Cortés

Photo: Sergio Lubezky, Veracruz Casa 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. Elsewhere on the Web https://www.economist.com/christmas-specials/2014/12/17/on-the-trail-of-hernan-cortes https://www.history.com/topics/exploration/hernan-cortes https://www.tripline.net/trip/The_Journey_of_Hernan_Cortes-5214410504011006B049B37101E423CE Wikipedia: Hernán Cortés de Monroy y Pizarro Altamirano, Marquis of the Valley of Oaxaca; 1485 – December …

Wampanoag

Indigenous Peoples Recommended Listening 11-19-18 The Mashpee Wampanoag’s land battle – Native America Calling Language https://www.cbsnews.com/video/wampanoag-reviving-the-language Wikipedia Wampanoag Planeta.com USA Indigenous Native America Calling Thanksgiving

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 …

Stroll ‘N’ Roll 2018

Poster The best things in life are free, family-friendly and generally include opportunities to walk and bike in a safe environment. Such is the case for the Henderson, Nevada which hosts its annual Stroll-N-Roll Saturday, November 17. The 4-hour annual event is a spin so the speak on the Ciclovía phenomenon around the globe. On …

Little Grass Shack

Poster Among our favorite radio programs in 2018: Little Grass Shack, a Saturday staple on KUNV, Broadcasting from Greenspun Hall, UNLV. (Las Vegas). New hours: Saturdays, 12-3pm. Share the aloha and listen. Phone: 702-895-7078 and 702-895-5868. Pluses Fun hosts, engaging chatter Chance to learn about the 9th island and the connections among islands Hawaiian word …

KUNV

Logos Radio stations in Las Vegas: KUNV 91.5 – http://915thesource.org – has been broadcasting for more than 35 years as the Public Radio station at UNLV. More than 100 students per semester work with the listener and donor-supported radio stations, which include student-run HD2 station, The Rebel HD2 – voted Las Vegas’s Best New Radio …