Guelaguetza

Poster: Guelaguetza 2018 Guelaguetza is one of the world’s most important festivals and takes place every year in Oaxaca, Mexico. The 2018 dates are July 23 and 30. 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 …

Zuni

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Welcome to Zuniland Headlines The boundaries of the sacred – @JimODonnell2 Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Zuni-Fair/758693880819409 Elsewhere on the Web http://www.newmexico.org/listing/?lid=1340 http://www.zunitourism.com http://www.ashiwi.org Inn at Halona http://www.halona.com https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Inn-At-Halona/115515428495153 http://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g47265-d79847-Reviews-Inn_at_Halona-Zuni_New_Mexico.html Events May 2015 25th Annual Zuni Festival of Arts & Culture This event is created in partnership with the A:shiwi A:wan Museum and Heritage Center in …

Māori Language Week / Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2018

Poster New Zealand – Māori Language Week, te wiki o te reo Māori, is a government-sponsored initiative promoting the use of Māori language, one of the three official national languages of the country (Māori, English and New Zealand Sign Language). The week is part of the broader Māori language revival and raises public awareness for Māori …

Language Revitalization

Buzzwords Recommended Listening: SoundCloud: Native America Calling 07-11-18 The hard work of language revitalization In small classes, informal groups or even online, Native language warriors are doing the hard work to keep languages alive. Part of that work includes tribal members coming together to create a space where the language is spoken and used every …

NAIDOC Week 2018

Poster NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. 2018 dates: July 8-15. Hashtag: #NAIDOC2018. The poster was painted by Bigambul woman, Cheryl Moggs, from Goondiwindi. The painting portrays the 2018 theme, Because of her, we can! showing the courage and resilience of Aboriginal and Torres …

2019 – International Year of Indigenous Languages

Photo: Sámi, Visit Finland Mark your calendar. 2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages. Planeta.com will be updating relevant features that showcase successful language conservation campaigns including #UsaTuVoz and Māori Language Week / Te Wiki o te Reo Māori. Key Links https://www.un.org/development/desa/indigenouspeoples/meetings-and-workshops/8109-2.html Background from the UN: The 55th meeting of the 3rd Committee of …

Navajo Treaty (Naaltsoos Sání)

Lingo Cards 2018 is the 150th anniversary of the Navajo Treaty (Naaltsoos Sání), signed June 1, 1868 between the Navajo Tribe and the United States of America. Elsewhere on the Web WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — The Navajo Nation has officially kicked off the Year of the Treaty (Naaltsoos Sáni’), a year-long commemoration of the forced …

NAIDOC

Lingo Card NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC (the National Aboriginal Islander Day Observance Committee) Week is an Australian observance lasting from the first Sunday in July until the following Sunday. Key Links http://www.naidoc.org.au NAIDOC History Poster-gallery Facebook Elsewhere on the Web …

Zapotec

Indigenous Peoples: Zapotec Zapotecs are an Indigenous group in Oaxaca with an incredible breadth and depth of culture. There are about 100 variations of the language. This page feature working notes on Zapotec culture, including language, traditional dance and food. Headlines http://bulletin.swarthmore.edu/spring-2017-issue-iii-volume-cxiv/zapotec-talking-dictionary TuxTyping dedizh diiste / TuxTyping en Zapoteco http://www.pri.org/stories/politics-society/los-angeles-immigrant-community-pushes-to-keep-zapotec-language-alive-14648.html http://linguistics.oxfordre.com/view/10.1093/acrefore/9780199384655.001.0001/acrefore-9780199384655-e-73 Elsewhere on the Web Ticha http://zapotecinoaxaca.weebly.com – …