September 6 is Indigenous Literacy Day

Photo September 6 is Indigenous Literacy Day in Australia. Planeta.com applauds efforts around the world to raise awareness and attention to Indigenous culture, language and to improve literacy in Indigenous communities. Hashtags: #ILD2018 and #indigenousliteracyday Indigenous Literacy Day is a national celebration of Indigenous culture, stories, language and literacy. Through activities on the day, the Indigenous Literacy Foundation …

Favorite Podcasts of 2017

As we unveil our favorite podcasts of 2017, it is a good time to reflect on the act of listening. When we are mindfully aware of our senses, we are rarely speaking. We are present in time and space and listening. These are moments when we hear the sound in the background, find meaning in …

Snapshots and embedded tweets from Navajo Tours, December 2017 USA

Photo: Alien Egg Hatchery Checking in with our friends at Navajo Tours USA: Embedded Tweets Fun time at Horn Point, Honaker Trail near Goosenecks State Park. I was taking photos and video of our guide John Hosteen. #NavajoUSA pic.twitter.com/4pmge7iVqk — Kialo Winters (@KialoWinters) October 27, 2017 Check @cotopaxi and their initiatives. We also aspire to …

Evaluating the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development #iy2017

Poster The United Nations General Assembly approved the adoption of 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. The resolution recognizes “the importance of international tourism, and particularly of the designation of an international year of sustainable tourism for development, in fostering better understanding among peoples everywhere, in leading to a greater awareness …

International Mountain Day 2017

Photo This year’s theme is Mountains under Pressure: climate, hunger, migration. Almost one billion people live in mountain areas, and over half the human population depends on mountains for water, food and clean energy. Yet mountains are under threat from climate change, land degradation, over exploitation and natural disasters, with potentially far-reaching and devastating consequences, …

Teotihuacan Roundtable 2017: Origins, Boom, Collapse and Inheritance

Announcing the Sixth Round Table of Teotihuacan: Origins, Boom, Collapse and Inheritance (6ª Mesa Redonda Teotihuacan: Orígenes, auge, colapso y herencia) is being held this week (November 16-18) in Mexico City, hosted by INAH. Origins of the State: formation and development of the ceremonial center Presentations: The cult of the founding ancestors of Teotihuacan. A …

Word of the Year 2017

WOTY, aka the Word of the Year, is given by various organizations and highlight language which reflect the popular discourse. Planeta.com: Makarrata, the coming together after a struggle. From the Uluru Statement: “We call for the establishment of a First Nations Voice enshrined in the Constitution. Makarrata is the culmination of our agenda: the coming together after a …