2016 #WorldRangerCongress in Colorado

May 2016 – This week the 8th World Ranger Congress takes place in Estes Park, Colorado and provide rangers and protected area professionals the opportunity to learn new skills, share knowledge, create lasting partnerships, and be inspired by their colleagues. The event takes place at the gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park May 21-26. Between 300 and 400 …

World Conference on Indigenous Peoples 2014

Poster From the archives (2014) The first World Conference on Indigenous Peoples was held September 22-23, 2014. The meeting was an opportunity to share perspectives and best practices on the realization of the rights of indigenous peoples, including pursuing the objectives of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Comments welcome on …

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 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 and collaborations. …

Manaakitanga

Buzzwords Manaakitanga = respect for hosts and kindness to guests Along with kaitiakitanga, manaakitanga is a cornerstone in the tourism strategy of New Zealand (Aotearoa). The Māori Language Commission chose Manaakitanga as the theme for the 2011 Māori Language Week. More about this on my 2011 blog Questions How would you translate ‘manaakitanga’ in other …

Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award

Photo: Sarah Henderson, Portland The Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award was a collaborative effort between Planeta.com and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity/UNEP (CBD) The award is aimed at private tourism services, owned and operated by Indigenous and local communities embodying traditional lifestyles, and its main objectives are to motivate candidates to …

Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award 2010

Poster Ron’s blog Day One: Indigenous Peoples Week 2016 Global Workshop for Indigenous and Local Communities: Biodiversity, Tourism and the Social Web Conversation with Willie Gordon Status Report (and Questions) about Indigenous and Aboriginal Tourism Indigenous Peoples Week 2012 Elsewhere on the Web News from New Zealand http://tinyurl.com/successwaatea Audio http://ipad.io/NPR Blogged yes Brambuk National Park …