2019 Calendar

Poster What’s on our calendar in 2019? International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019 – International Year of Indigenous Languages 500th Anniversary 1519 – 2019 January Living Green Super Recycling Day February Responsible Travel Week 2019 Te Matatini 2019 Smithsonian’s Mother Tongue Film Festival March Open Education Week April International Society for Ethnology and Folklore 2019 …

Guelaguetza 2019

Poster What is Guelaguetza, and could it actually ‘get you’ July 22 and 29? The stage is set for this year’s performances in Oaxaca de Juárez on the last two Mondays of July this year. Performances at 9:45am and 4:45pm local time. Join us as we watch, enjoy and amplify the livestreaming video from Oaxaca, …

Digital Literacy Quiz

Poster Planeta.com’s Digital Literacy Quiz – planeta.com/digital-literacy-quiz – is used in tandem with our workshops and February’s Responsible Travel Week. It’s part of our internal effort of cyber housekeeping that we share with friends. Participants score their performances. Suggestions are welcome. The quiz and related handouts can be used and shared freely in classrooms and …

Red Rock Canyon 2019

Photo: BLM, Red Rocks Breaking News Wednesday, Clark County commissioners took a key vote that will delay the development of the 3,000 home subdivision on Blue Diamond Hill. A 2,000-acre mixed-use, mostly housing development has been in the planning stages for an area near Red Rock Conservation Area. Nearby residents have long been opposed citing …

Voice. Treaty. Truth. NAIDOC Week 2019

Poster: Charmaine Mumbulla, National NAIDOC Poster Competition NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. 2019 dates: July 7-14. Hashtags: #NAIDOC2019, #NAIDOCWeek. Key Links naidoc.org.au Charmaine Mumbulla 2019 National NAIDOC Poster @naidocweek Announcement from NAIDOC: Source: Voice. Treaty. Truth. We …

1519 – 2019

Poster In 2019 Planeta.com spotlights the 500th anniversary of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire. We will follow the timeline of the expedition led by Hernán Cortés. Updates to include links to headlines and features, videos and presentations and virtual tours of the places visited during 1519. A special shoutout to Colibri winner Marlene …

2019 Summer Roadtrip USA

Photo: Joseph City Road trip! Preparing the next roadtrip from Nevada to North Carolina, the southern hinterlands of the USA. Notes from the June 2019 roadtrip: Las Vegas – Charlotte – Dallas – Albuquerque – Gallup This is a family-visiting trip as my mother delivers her grandmother’s dresser to her youngest granddaughter. Questions What are …

Responsible Travel Week 2019

Poster: #7MagicMountains Please speak with Planeta.com host Ron Mader if you would like to participate in this global conversation. Volunteers requested for testing our video chats, first privately and then publicly. Announcement 2019 was Planeta.com‘s 21st year of innovative, community-driven, online conferencing. We invited friends to join our free, week-long conversation, Responsible Travel Week, February …

Celebrating Matariki (2019)

Poster: Matariki New Zealand – Matariki is the Māori name for the stars also known as the Pleiades star cluster in the constellation Taurus. Celebrations begin on the day of the first new moon following the rising of the star cluster. On June 22 the Matariki star cluster will rise in New Zealand skies, beginning …