2019 – International Year of Indigenous Languages

Photo: Tienda Ayuuk, Clay Rabbits Mark your calendar. 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 …

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 …

Australia Aboriginal Links

Australia Aboriginal Flag Links related to Aboriginal and Indigenous Australia presented in somewhat random fashion: New Features Native Title Australia Aboriginal Music Welcome to Country Travel Guide Because of her, we can. NAIDOC Week 2018 Twitter @Songlines_au @caama @congressmob @natIndigRadio @RhiannaPatrick @indigenous_gov @YothuYindiFound @guurrbi @LukeLPearson @IndigenousX @IndigenousOz @farmer_kylie @theNCIE @NITV @NITVNews @_AboriginalEng @OPVCIL_CDU @IndigenousSW1 The …

Māori Language Week / Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2019

Poster New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Dates for 2019 Māori Language Week are September 9-15 (9-15 Mahuru). This is one of Planeta.com’s favorite celebrations in the world, one that stands out as a model of inclusive and clever communication that brings people together. We see this as a way of expanding our knowledge and appreciation of …

Indigenous Peoples Day

Photo: Caldo de Piedra We celebrate the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples Day. Hashtag #IndigenousPeoplesDay In the past twenty years, this celebration has become a counter narrative to Columbus Day. USA Today reports that more cities are recognizing Native Americans on Columbus Day. The roots of rethinking the holiday go back several decades. …

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 …

Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park

Photo: Mark Wassell, Pink Sunset Australia’s Northern Territory boasts nearly 100 national parks and reserves, including two of Australia’s most famous parks — Uluru and Kakadu. The well-known monolith, Uluru (Ayers Rock), 348 meters high, is near the southwest corner of the Territory and may be Australia’s most familiar natural icon. The Uluru-Kata Tjuta National …

Uluru Links

Screenshot Links related to Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park presented in somewhat random fashion: Official Links Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park Plan of Management Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park Publications http://eoi.uluru.gov.au http://www.parksaustralia.gov.au/uluru/do/we-dont-climb.html @Parks_Australia Climbing ban in 2019 https://theconversation.com/why-we-are-banning-tourists-from-climbing-uluru-86755 – http://outbounding.org/articles/view/why-we-are-banning-tourists-from-climbing-uluru https://www.clc.org.au/index.php?/media-releases/article/between-a-rock-and-a-hard-place-no-more-anangu-close-uluru-climb-at-last https://www.clc.org.au/files/pdf/Sammy_Wilson_statement_on_Uluru_climb.pdf http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-11-01/uluru-a-history-of-disrespect-atop-the-rock/9107750 http://www.smh.com.au/national/uluru-very-likely-to-close-to-climbers-its-not-a-disney-ride-says-chairman-20171031-gzccjo.html https://twitter.com/i/moments/925571911941103616 Uluru climb in …

Teotitlán del Valle

Photo: Masked Mexico – Walk with the Weavers and spend time in the Place of the Gods. The Zapotec community of Teotitlán del Valle (elevation: 1,670 meters or 5,500 feet) is world-famous for production of colorful weavings (laadi or Ladih in the local language). New = Nuevo Teotitlán Del Valle’s New Centro Cultural Comunitario Natural …