Regional Congress of Indigenous Languages for Latin America and the Caribbean

Poster Cusco, Perú – The Regional Congress of Indigenous Languages for Latin America and the Caribbean (Congreso Regional de Lenguas Indígenas para América Latina y el Caribe) takes place September 25-27. Key Links https://www.gob.pe/institucion/cultura/campa%C3%B1as/254-congreso-regional-de-lenguas-indigenas-para-america-latina-y-el-caribe https://es.iyil2019.org/events/congreso-internacional-sobre-lenguas-indigenas @PeruPaisDigital Questions How is ‘Congreso Regional de Lenguas Indígenas para América Latina y el Caribe’ translated in the Indigenous languages …

2019 – International Year of Indigenous Languages

Photo: Tienda Ayöök, Clay Rabbits 2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages (Año Internacional de las Lenguas Indígenas). Hashtags: #iyil2019, #2019iyil Planeta.com will be updating relevant features that showcase successful language conservation campaigns including Dizhsa Nabani,  #UsaTuVoz , Kumoontun, and Māori Language Week / Te Wiki o te Reo Māori. Suggestions are welcome as we edit …

Indigenous Languages

Photo: Caldo de Piedra • Oaxaca, México Indigenous Languages are awesome. Mark your calendar. 2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages. 2019 – International Year of Indigenous Languages We are updating some popular features on Planeta.com: Languages Ayöök Vocabulary from Santa María Ocotepec (Maaxïnkojm), Oaxaca, México Mixteco de San Pedro Tidaá Māori Language Sámi …

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: #ILD2019 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 …

Cherokee

Indigenous Peoples The Cherokee are a Native American people, originally from the Southeastern United States (principally Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina, and South Carolina). Currently there are three federally recognized Cherokee tribes: the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in North Carolina, the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians, also in …

Exploring the Maya World

Indigenous peoples There are an estimated 7 million Indigenous Maya living in southern Mexico and northern Central America at the start of the 21st century. Please do not ask ‘who were the Maya’ as they are very much alive today. The breakthrough we would like is one in which we learn more from the Maya …

Medicine Wheel

Buzzwords Medicine Wheel = Between 70 and 150 medicine wheels have been identified in South Dakota, Wyoming, Montana, Alberta, and Saskatchewan. Wikipedia: In some Native American cultures, the medicine wheel is a metaphor for a variety of spiritual concepts. A medicine wheel may also be a stone monument that illustrates this metaphor. Historically, the monuments …

Aboriginal and Indigenous Australia

Photo: Tribal Warrior Human occupation of Australia started about 65,000 years ago with successive waves of immigration from south and southeast Asia. Archaeologists continue to revise the date of early settlements. Today Aboriginal Australians conserve the oldest culture in the world. The word ‘aboriginal’ has appeared in the English language since the 17th century and means ‘first or earliest …

Quechua

Indigenous Peoples Quechua is the name of a people of the central Andes of South America and their languages. Recommended Listening Quechua – Imagine that while growing up, your parents spoke to each other in a language you didn’t understand, using another language for you and your siblings. Gabina Funegra was exposed, in this way, …

Mexico’s National Indigenous Language Fair (Feria de las lenguas indígenas nacionales) 2019

Poster Mexico City – As part of the global celebration of August 9, International Day of Indigenous Peoples, the National Institute of Indigenous Languages ​​(INALI), organizes the National Indigenous Languages ​​Fair (Feria de las lenguas indígenas nacionales). 2019 dates: August 9-11. Hashtag: #FLIN19 With the motto “not one language less,” this event aims to make …