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 …

Navajo Treaty (Naaltsoos Sání)

Museum Poster 2020 is the 152nd anniversary of the Navajo Treaty (Naaltsoos Sání), signed June 1, 1868 between the Navajo Tribe and the United States of America. Embedded Tweets Honoring Navajo Nation Treaty Day #NavajoNation #Resilience #Strength https://t.co/7aUys6pciC — Mrs. Elaine Jim (@agsmithjim) June 1, 2020 2018 Sesquicentennial WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — The Navajo Nation …

Chaco Culture National Historical Park

Photo: Chaco Canyon National Historical Park, Aerial View Located in northwestern New Mexico, Chaco Culture National Historical Park became part of the US national park system (as a national monument) in 1907 and was designated a World Heritage Site in 1987. Key Links nps.gov/chcu/index.htm Facebook @chacoculturenhp Google Maps goo.gl/maps/KnSwQWKMYFr7Radx6 The Chaco Culture National Historic Park …

Grand Canyon National Park

Photo: NASA, EarthKam Grand Canyon National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, encompasses 1,218,375 acres and lies on the Colorado Plateau in the state of Arizona. It was one of the first national parks created in the United States. The canyon is 277 miles (446 kilometers) long, ranges in width from 0.25 to 15 miles (0.4 …

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. As a language, Zapotec is a group of languages spoken principally in Oaxaca, and also parts of Veracruz …

Guelaguetza

Poster Guelaguetza is one of the world’s most important festivals and takes place every year in Oaxaca, Mexico. 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 villages and rural communities have inspired locals …

Māori Language Week = Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2020

Poster New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Announcing the dates for 2020’s Māori Language Week (September 14-20 or 14-20 Mahuru). Hashtags: #TeWikioteReoMāori, #MāoriLanguageWeek Māori Language Week = Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori is one of Planeta.com’s fave celebrations in the world, one that stands out as a practical model of inclusive experiences and smart communication bringing …

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. 2020 https://www.naidoc.org.au/news/naidoc-week-2020-postponed Key Links naidoc.org.au NAIDOC History Poster Gallery Facebook Elsewhere …

Purépecha

Indigenous Peoples Purépecha (also known as Tarascans, an exonym, applied by outsiders and not one they use for themselves) are group of Indigenous people centered in the northwestern region of Michoacán, Mexico, mainly in the area of the cities of Cherán and Pátzcuaro. Today, the Purépecha live mostly in the highlands of central Michoacán, around …

Diné (Navajo) Links

Photo: Navajo Tours USA Links related to Diné presented in somewhat random fashion: Twitter @NavajoWeb @nihizaad @NavajoToursUSA @NativeInnovate @NNPrezNez @techkialo @jay_soc @FlorianTomJohns @navajotimes @navajoparks @NavajoWOTD @KTNN @NavajoMuseum @NavajoNow @navajoarts @Dine_College @23rdNNC @gallupind @hubbelltp @dvnpete Hashtags #DinéBizaad September Navajo Nation Fair https://navajopeople.org/blog/navajo-nation-fair-history Headlines Living Planet: Navajos uranium legacy FInding Nemo in Navajo Navajos buy back artifacts …