Tren Maya = Maya Train

Logo Mexico – Tren Maya (Maya Train), the proposed train service in the Yucatán Peninsula, is under scrutiny. Public referendum? Key Links https://www.tren-maya.mx @TrenMayaMX Headlines Acuiferos y jaguares en peligro por el Tren Maya – El Universal Tren Maya atrae a 5 francesas a Quintana Roo – El Financiero Tren de hidrogeno entrar a la …

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). Planeta.com will be updating relevant features that showcase successful language conservation campaigns including Dizhsa Nabani,  #UsaTuVoz and Māori Language Week / Te Wiki o te Reo Māori. Suggestions are welcome as we edit and …

Te Matatini

Buzzwords Held every two years Te Matatini Kapa Haka Festival celebrates the cultural dance of the Māori people of New Zealand. Over four days audiences experience the best kapa haka in the world, taste Māori food (kai) and local delicacies and shop for Māori arts and crafts. 2019 dates: February 20-24. The event attracts about …

#IndigenousX

Logo The @IndigenousX Twitter account — twitter.com/IndigenousX — is a national and global conversation around the life stories and achievements of more than 300 Aboriginal and Indigenous hosts. Each week the account is hosted by a different Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander person. The account was launched by digital pioneer Luke Pearson in 2012. Since …

Australia Aboriginal Links

Australia Aboriginal Flag Links related to Aboriginal and Indigenous Australia presented in somewhat random fashion: Twitter @Songlines_au @caama @congressmob @natIndigRadio @RhiannaPatrick @indigenous_gov @YothuYindiFound @guurrbi @LukeLPearson @IndigenousX @IndigenousOz @farmer_kylie @theNCIE @NITV @NITVNews @_AboriginalEng @OPVCIL_CDU @IndigenousSW1 Headline Australia’s problem with Aboriginal World Heritage – The Conversation indigenous-communities-australia-press-national-voice-despite-setbacks – @foomeister mungo-mans-historic-return-celebrated-song-and-dance dreamtime-stories-go-digital-with-new-interactive-app/9000420 indigenous-academic-shocked-see-son-labelled-trouble-maker-education-queensland stan-grant-garma-festival-indigenous-australians-not-invisible/8775850 garma-gupapuyngu-tribe-close-festival-with-dreamtime-story/8783656 How do we …

Xhosa

Indigenous Peoples Xhosa is a Nguni Bantu language with click consonants and is one of the official languages of South Africa and Zimbabwe. Xhosa is spoken as a first language by 8.2 million people and by 11 million as a second language in South Africa, mostly in Eastern Cape Province. Video Headlines black-panther-wakandas-language-is-isixhosa-of-south-africa Elsewhere on …

Yazidis

Indigenous Peoples The Yazidis are a mostly Kurmanji-speaking religious minority, indigenous to a region of northern Mesopotamia (northern Iraq, northern Syria and southeastern Turkey). Headlines boy-who-was-isil-captive-behind-movement-to-bring-bicycles-to-refugee-children Wikipedia Yazidis Planeta.com https://planeta.com/iraq Syria Turkey

2018 Native American Day at the Lost City Museum

Poster Kudos Lost City Museum for creating a brick-and-mortar, delicious, face-to-face,and instagrammable coddiwomple. Saturday, December 8 was Native American Day/Holiday Open House. The event featured Native American food, dancers, artists, and crafts people. For sale were jewelry and ceramics, Navajo tacos, and fry bread. There was also a raffle to raise funds for the docents. …

Kumuntoon

Image Oaxaca, Mexico – Kumoontun is the Ayuuk (Mixe) word for tequio or collective work. This initiative participates in research, awareness, and reflection on what happens in Ayuuk community life. Look for updates in 2019 as the app is further developed. Key Links https://kumoontun.wixsite.com/kumoontun https://soundcloud.com/kumoontun https://twitter.com/kumoontun Features https://kumoontun.wixsite.com/kumoontun/blog/engracia-p%C3%A9rez-castro App https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.seit.felix.kumoontun Embedded Tweets Gracias por escribirnos …