Guelaguetza

Poster Guelaguetza is one of the world’s most important festivals and takes place every year in Oaxaca, Mexico. 2019 dates are July 22 and 29. Introducing the Guelaguetza Some of the most colorful celebrations in the Americas take place in the southeastern corner of Mexico. Since 1932 the city of Oaxaca de Juárez , neighboring …

Māori Language

Graphic Planeta.com spotlights the annual Māori Language Week. We are updating this page with key links, headlines and links to social web channels including Facebook and Twitter. Vocabulary is featured here. Key Links Māori Language Commission Te Taura Whiri I te Reo Māori Facebook Te Wiki o te Reo Māori Planeta.com Māori Language Week / …

Puebloan Peoples

Indigenous Peoples Also called Ancestral Puebloans. The term Anasazi is sometimes used to refer to Pueblo people but rejected by many. Anasazi is a Navajo (Diné) word that means Ancient Ones or Ancient Enemy – (anaa’: war, alien, enemy; sází: ancestor). Headlines 1,200-Year-Old Pouches Found in Arizona Cave Contain Prehistoric ‘Chewing Tobacco,’ Study Finds on-visiting-ancient-puebloans …

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 …

Pow Wow

Buzzwords Pow Wow = Event where Indigenous and non-Indigenous people meet to dance, sing, socialize and honor Indigenous culture Native American Encyclopedia: The term powwow is the white man’s version of the word “pau-wau” which originally stood for a healing ceremony conducted by the spiritual or religious leaders of various tribes. When the white man …

Tren Maya = Maya Train

Logo Mexico – Tren Maya (Maya Train), the proposed train service in the Yucatán Peninsula, is under scrutiny. Public referendum? Key Links https://www.tren-maya.mx @TrenMayaMX Headlines Viabilidad del tren maya – Vanguardia Acuiferos y jaguares en peligro por el Tren Maya – El Universal Tren Maya atrae a 5 francesas a Quintana Roo – El Financiero …

National Institute of Indigenous Peoples

Logo Elsewhere on the Web Mexico’s National Institute of Indigenous Peoples (Spanish: Instituto Nacional de los Pueblos Indígenas, INPI) – gob.mx/inpi – is a decentralized agency of the Mexican Federal Public Administration. It was established on December 4, 2018, though the earliest Mexican government agency for indigenous matters was created in 1948. It is headquartered …

Māori Proverbs = Whakataukī

Buzzwords To understand a culture is to appreciate its wisdom transmitted via its proverbs. We are translating some of our favorite Māori Proverbs (Whakataukī) into English and Spanish. Suggestions and corrections are welcome! Elsewhere on the Web Proverbs – Māori Language Net Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori – Facebook – @reomaori Proverbs – …

Dizhsa Nabani

Poster For anyone keen on Indigenous languages, language revitalization and the International Year of Indigenous Languages (2019 at its finest!), this conversation spotlights a favorite new video series: Dizhsa Nabani = Lengua Viva = Living Language, a documentary project on Zapotec language and identity in San Jerónimo Tlacochahuaya, Oaxaca, Mexico. Thank you, thank you, thank …

Bundjalung

Indigenous Peoples Wikipedia: The Bundjalung people (also known as Bunjalung, Badjalang and Bandjalang) are Aboriginal Australians who are the original custodians of the northern coastal area of New South Wales (Australia), located approximately 550 kilometers (340 mi) northeast of Sydney, an area that includes the Bundjalung National Park. Native Title Arakwal http://arakwal.com.au http://arakwal.com.au/our-culture Arakwal Cultural …