Exploring the Maya World

Indigenous peoples There are an estimated 7 million Indigenous Maya living in southern Mexico and northern Central America at the start of the 21st century. Please do not ask ‘who were the Maya’ as they are very much alive today. The breakthrough we would like is one in which we learn more from the Maya …

Australia Aboriginal Links

Australia Aboriginal Flag Links related to Aboriginal and Indigenous Australia presented in somewhat random fashion: Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property Events January 26 – Survival Day, Invasion Day, Australia Day May – June is National Reconciliation Week June 3 Mabo Day July 8-15 https://planeta.com/naidoc2018 NAIDOC Week August Garma Garma Festival 2018 September 6 Indigenous Literacy …

Native American Heritage Month

Poster Since 1990 the USA has celebrated Native American Heritage Month in the month of November. Hashtags: #nativeamericanheritagemonth, #NAHM Background Nativeamericanheritagemonth.gov: What started at the turn of the century as an effort to gain a day of recognition for the significant contributions the first Americans made to the establishment and growth of the U.S., has …

Zapotec

Indigenous Peoples: Zapotec Zapotecs are an Indigenous group in Oaxaca with an incredible breadth and depth of culture. There are about 100 variations of the language. This page feature working notes on Zapotec culture, including language, traditional dance and food. Spotlight https://planeta.com/dizsha-nabani Headlines http://bulletin.swarthmore.edu/spring-2017-issue-iii-volume-cxiv/zapotec-talking-dictionary TuxTyping dedizh diiste / TuxTyping en Zapoteco http://www.pri.org/stories/politics-society/los-angeles-immigrant-community-pushes-to-keep-zapotec-language-alive-14648.html http://linguistics.oxfordre.com/view/10.1093/acrefore/9780199384655.001.0001/acrefore-9780199384655-e-73 Elsewhere on the Web Ticha …

Native American Journalists Association

Elsewhere on the Web: Native American Journalists Association – https://www.naja.com – serves and empowers Native journalists through programs and actions designed to enrich journalism and promote Native cultures. The Native American Journalists Association, based in Norman, Oklahoma on the campus of the University of Oklahoma, has a unique and challenging mission. Its primary goal is …

Seminole

Indigenous Peoples Wikipedia: The Seminole are a Native American people originally from Florida. Today, they principally live in Oklahoma with a minority in Florida, and comprise three federally recognized tribes: the Seminole Tribe of Oklahoma, the Seminole Tribe of Florida, and Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida, as well as independent groups. The Seminole nation …

Pueblos indígenas en red: apropiaciones tecnológicas contemporáneas

Photo: Danza de la Pluma, Teotitlán del Valle Mexico City – Livestreaming today Monday, October 22, International Symposium on “Networked Indigenous Peoples: Contemporary Technological Appropriations” (Simposio Internacional acerca de los “Pueblos indígenas en red: apropiaciones tecnológicas contemporáneas”) Key Links https://www.iis.unam.mx https://www.iis.unam.mx/event/pueblos-indigenas-en-red-apropiaciones-tecnologicas-contemporaneas https://www.facebook.com/IISUNAM/ https://www.youtube.com/user/canaliisunam Coordinator: Elena Nava Morales Participants: Natividad Gutiérrez Chong, Lilia Héber Pérez Díaz, …

Kalkajaka

Black Mountain (Kalkajaka) National Park is a 781 hectare protected area in Shire of Cook, Queensland, Australia. Headlines ‘It’ll haunt you forever’: Traditional owners warn climbers of perils entering FNQ’s ‘Bermuda Triangle’ – Brendan Mounter To Indigenous traditional owners, Kalkajaka is a sacred battlefield of both spirits and warring clan groups. To tourists, Kalkajaka is …

Sámi Language

Image: Wikipedia This page spotlights the Sami languages with headlines, vocabulary, and resources. Headlines reindeer-herders-an-app-and-the-fight-to-save-a-language https://thebarentsobserver.com/en/life-and-public/2018/10/council-europe-recommends-finland-grant-permanent-funds-promotion-sami https://yle.fi/uutiset/osasto/sapmi/eurohpa_rai_assedovdit_avzzuhit_suoma_stahta_cujuhit_bissovas_ruhtadeami_sami_giellabargui_ja_ovddidit_olbmuid_addejumi_samegielain/10438485 Sámi languages making gains in Finland Sámi Language Sami Sayings Everything in nature has a soul. Walking in my forefathers footprints, without leaving traces behind. Doing things as a hare (meaning always in the last minute rush) Vocabulary: …