Indigenous

Buzzwords Indigenous peoples are ethnic groups native to a land or region, especially before the arrival and intrusion of a foreign and possibly dominating culture. They are a group of people whose members share a cultural identity that has been shaped by their geographical region. Each group of Indigenous people are unique, some following similar …

Adnyamathanha

Indigenous Peoples Adnyamathanha Headlines Histories written in the land: a journey through Adnyamathanha Yarta – The Conversation – @ConversationEDU @JKoolmatrie Video Elsewhere on the Web http://guides.slsa.sa.gov.au/Adnyamathanha guides.slsa.sa.gov.au: The Aboriginal people of the Northern Flinders Ranges at the time of European settlement were the Wailpi, Guyani, Jadliaura and Pilatapa. These four language groups are now collectively …

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: Headlines Why do so few Aussies speak an Australian language? – The Conversation Twitter Moment International Year 2019 International Year 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 …

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. …

Kiva

Photo: Acoma Sky City Kiva = a chamber, built wholly or partly underground, used by male Pueblo Indians for religious rites Planeta.com Puebloan Peoples Indigenous Acoma Sky City Chaco Culture National Historical Park

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 …