#NavajoCodeTalkersDay

August 14 is Navajo Code Talkers Day Hashtag: #NavajoCodeTalkersDay In 1942 the Marine Corps recruited young Navajos to serve in the Pacific during World War II. They would learn how to use their native language as a code during combat operations. Neither the Japanese Army nor Navy were ever able to crack the code, which remained …

Diné = Navajo

Photo: Navajo Weaving, Luchia’s Restaurant Planeta.com guide to Diné (Navajo) culture, language and travel tips for visitors. The Navajo Nation extends across Arizona, New Mexico and Utah, covering more than 27,000 square miles (70,000 square km). Planeta.com Diné (Navajo) Links #NavajoCodeTalkersDay Navajo Treaty (Naaltsoos Sání) Navajo Times Indigenous

Māori Links

Māori Flag Updating our New Zealand coverage before Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (Māori Language Week) Links related to the Māori people and culture presented in somewhat random fashion: Events February 6 Treaty of Waitangi March 22-26 Te Matatini Kapa Haka – Facebook June 25 Matariki September Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (Māori …

Sunday, 2018 Indigenous Peoples Week

Poster Sunday. Day Seven. August 12, 2018. We conclude this week’s celebration of Indigenous travel and tourism around the globe. This is Planeta.com’s eighth year of hosting this online unconference, conversations found online Twitter and Facebook and as comments and responses posted on this website. One of the most important lessons from Oaxaca is that …

Diné (Navajo) Links

Photo: Navajo Tours USA Photo Links related to Diné presented in somewhat random fashion Events August 6-12 Diné Bikéyah Yikáá’ Hólóonii Baa Ákohwiindzin (Indigenous Peoples Week 2018); hashtag: #ipw8 September Navajo Nation Fair https://navajopeople.org/blog/navajo-nation-fair-history Headlines Living Planet: Navajos uranium legacy FInding Nemo in Navajo Navajos buy back artifacts at Paris auction Climate-change-turning-sacred-land-against-Navajo navajo-four-sacred-colors Officials: Trust …

Indigenous Peoples Week August 6-12, 2018

Poster 2018’s Indigenous Peoples Week (IPW) was Planeta.com’s eighth annual celebration of Indigenous Peoples and travel and tourism. Our online unconference took place online August 6-12. Thanks for supporting Indigenous tourism. Read on to find out what you can do next. How this works Indigenous Peoples Week is free to all and conducted online. Participants …

2019 – International Year of Indigenous Languages

Photo: Visit Finland, Sámi Mark your calendar. 2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages. Planeta.com will be updating relevant features that showcase successful language conservation campaigns including #UsaTuVoz and Māori Language Week / Te Wiki o te Reo Māori. Key Links https://www.un.org/development/desa/indigenouspeoples/meetings-and-workshops/8109-2.html Background from the UN: The 55th meeting of the 3rd Committee of …

Awaye!

Logo Recommended listening: Awaye! Presented by Daniel Browning, the weekly, hour-long AWAYE! features diverse and vibrant Aboriginal arts and culture from across Australia and the best from Indigenous radio broadcasters around the world. Awaye! covers music (from the yidaki and gumleaf to techno), arts, spirituality, politics, dance, literature, theatre – in short, the healthy and …

Indigenous Tourism

Buzzwords Indigenous Tourism = Questions What is the difference between Indigenous Tourism and Ethnotourism? How can visitors determine the degree the traditional or Indigenous people design and benefit from tourism? What resources are available to traditional and Indigenous peoples keen on offering travel and tourism services? Planeta.com Tourism Definitions Ethnotourism Indigenous Indigenous Peoples Week

Saturday, 2018 Indigenous Peoples Week

Poster Saturday. Day Six. August 11, 2018. This is Planeta.com’s eighth year of hosting this online unconference celebrating Indigenous travel and tourism around the globe. Conversations are found online Twitter and Facebook and as comments and responses posted on this website. Question of the Day What are the timely Indigenous issues we should be paying …