Chinantec

Indigenous Peoples The Chinantecs live in Oaxaca and Veracruz, Mexico, especially in the districts of Cuicatlán, Ixtlán de Juárez, Tuxtepec, and Choapan. Language Their language belongs to the Western Oto-Mangue group. Recommended Listening Xeojn Twitter @NereoGachupin @xeojn Embedded Tweets Conoce más sobre la indumentaria tradicional de los #Chinantecos de San Lucas Ojitlán, #Oaxaca: https://t.co/YQxdknyxJt #CDIcultura …

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 …

Huichol (Wixáritari)

Indigenous Peoples The Huichol or Wixáritari are Indigenous people, living in the Sierra Madre Occidental range in the Mexican states of Nayarit, Jalisco, Zacatecas, and Durango. Questions Who are the Wixáritari voices online? = ¿Quiénes son las voces wixáritari online? Headlines From Sunset Strip to the Sierra Madre to a Nobel nomination – Esperanza Project An …

International Year of Indigenous Languages Links

Photo Links related to the International Year of Indigenous Languages presented in somewhat random fashion: Guatemala lenguasindigenas.digital https://www.facebook.com/FLLii2019 @FLLii2019 Guatemala hosts indigenous language internet festival – Contxto Australia http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/threatened/commissioner/tsbakeoff Mexico http://www.onunoticias.mx/abren-convocatoria-para-trabajos-de-investigacion-en-el-contexto-del-ano-internacional-de-las-lenguas-indigenas-2019 USA App saving indigenous Alaskan language from extinction Filing https://www.kichwa.net Language Challenge New Zealand For those hungry for te reo Māori and a burger, …

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. …

Acoma Sky City

Photo: Ceramics for sale The oldest continuously inhabited community in the United States is Acoma Sky City, home to the Pueblo of Acoma. Residents provide tours of the settlement on the 367-foot tall mesa, about 20 miles south of Interstate 40 and half-way between Albuquerque and Gallup. The Sky City Cultural Center and Haak’u Museum …

Kanohi ki te kanohi

Māori language Kanohi ki te kanohi = Face-to-face communication University of Waikato: Kanohi ki te Kanohi literally means face to face, but a more accurate English title for this session would be Knowledge Connections. This is an opportunity to encounter Māori protocols and culture directly and to develop a better understanding of important issues for …

Osage

Indigenous Peoples Wikipedia: The Osage Nation (“People of the Middle Waters”) is a Midwestern Native American tribe of the Great Plains. The tribe developed in the Ohio and Mississippi river valleys around 700 BC along with other groups of its language family. They migrated west of the Mississippi after the 17th century due to wars …

Global Workshop for Indigenous and Local Communities: Biodiversity, Tourism, and the Social Web (2012)

Poster Global Workshop for Indigenous and Local Communities: Biodiversity, Tourism, and the Social Web slideshare: Biodiversity, Tourism and the Social Web (37,000+ views) youtube: http://youtu.be/t1SxdK5GTNk Hyderabad, India The Global Workshop for Indigenous and Local Communities: Biodiversity, Tourism and the Social Web took place October 14, 2012 at the 11th meeting of the Conference of the …