Māori

Photo The Māori are the Indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand / Aotearoa. They arrived from Polynesian islands before 1300 AD. They are the first known inhabitants before the Europeans arrived in the early 1800s. 2019 Te Matatini 2019 Māori Language Week / Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2019 Questions Are there celebrations / …

Indigenous Peoples Week 2013

Poster From the archives Planeta.com, Nutti Sámi Siida, TIME Unlimited, The Travel Word and Nevada Magazine co-hosted Indigenous Peoples Week August 5-11, 2013 If you are just finding out about the event, have a look at the agenda which features plenty of great links curated during the week and upcoming events. These are ongoing conversations …

International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

Poster August 9 is the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People / Día Internacional de los Pueblos Indígenas / Journée Internationale des Peuples Autochtonesa. The United Nations’ International Day of the World’s Indigenous People is observed on August 9 each year to promote and protect the rights of the world’s Indigenous population. This event recognizes the achievements and contributions made …

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. …

2019 – International Year of Indigenous Languages

Photo: Tienda Ayuuk, Clay Rabbits 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 as we edit …

Sierra Juárez

Photo: Bosque de Ixtán For International Day of Forests, we are making a list of my favorite forests in the world. Let’s start with Oaxaca’s Sierra Juárez, home of Guelatao San Antonio Cuajimoloyas, Ixtlán de Juárez, Santa Catarina Ixtepeji, Santa María Yavesia, and Santa Catarina Lachatao What connects these communities are the forests and Indigenous histories. All …

Swedish Lapland

Photo: Nutti Sami Siida By Anders Karrstedt (@anderskarr ) The word Lapland gives you an idea what it’s all about. It means ‘Land of the Sámi (Lappish) people.’ What most people today consider to be the last wilderness of Europe is also a distinguished cultural landscape inhabited by Sámi people for thousands of years. Here …

Zia

Indigenous Peoples The Zia are an Indigenous tribe centered at Zia Pueblo (Tsi’ya), an Indian reservation in the U.S. state of New Mexico. The Zia are known for their pottery and use of the sun symbol. They are one of the Keres Pueblo peoples and speak the Eastern Keres language. – Wikipedia Soundcloud Embedded Tweets …

Indigenous Languages

Photo: Caldo de Piedra • Oaxaca, México Indigenous Languages are awesome. Mark your calendar. 2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages. 2019 – International Year of Indigenous Languages We are updating some popular features on Planeta.com: Languages Ayöök Vocabulary from Santa María Ocotepec (Maaxïnkojm), Oaxaca, México Mixteco de San Pedro Tidaá Māori Language Sámi …

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 …