Indigenous Peoples Day 2019

Photo: Acoma Planeta.com celebrates and commemorates the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples Day. Hashtag #IndigenousPeoplesDay Embedded Tweets https://t.co/GPqeKwRrcT #BearsEarsHeals #IndigenousFoodHeals pic.twitter.com/9bJvhYAYtD — Utah Diné Bikéyah (@UtahDineBikeyah) October 1, 2019 Today, I declared October 14th as Indigenous Peoples' Day. Wisconsin is home to 11 recognized nations and tribal communities, and this day will serve …

Indigenous

Buzzwords Indigenous peoples are ethnic groups native to a land or region, especially before the arrival and intrusion of a foreign and possibly dominating culture. They are a group of people whose members share a cultural identity that has been shaped by their geographical region. Each group of Indigenous people are unique, some following similar …

Adnyamathanha

Indigenous Peoples Adnyamathanha Headlines Histories written in the land: a journey through Adnyamathanha Yarta – The Conversation – @ConversationEDU @JKoolmatrie Video Elsewhere on the Web http://guides.slsa.sa.gov.au/Adnyamathanha guides.slsa.sa.gov.au: The Aboriginal people of the Northern Flinders Ranges at the time of European settlement were the Wailpi, Guyani, Jadliaura and Pilatapa. These four language groups are now collectively …

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 …

Huichol (Wixáritari)

Indigenous Peoples The Huichol or Wixáritari are Indigenous people, living in the Sierra Madre Occidental range in the Mexican states of Nayarit, Jalisco, Zacatecas, and Durango. Questions Who are the Wixáritari voices online? = ¿Quiénes son las voces wixáritari online? Headlines From Sunset Strip to the Sierra Madre to a Nobel nomination – Esperanza Project An …

Indigenous Peoples Day

Photo: Caldo de Piedra We celebrate the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples Day. Hashtag #IndigenousPeoplesDay In the past twenty years, this celebration has become a counter narrative to Columbus Day. USA Today reports that more cities are recognizing Native Americans on Columbus Day. The roots of rethinking the holiday go back several decades. …

Kiva

Photo: Acoma Sky City Kiva = a chamber, built wholly or partly underground, used by male Pueblo Indians for religious rites Planeta.com Puebloan Peoples Indigenous Acoma Sky City Chaco Culture National Historical Park

Diné (Navajo) Links

Photo: Navajo Tours USA Links related to Diné presented in somewhat random fashion 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 at Paris auction Climate-change-turning-sacred-land-against-Navajo navajo-four-sacred-colors Officials: Trust settlement is step toward ‘wrongs being corrected’ – @navajotimes 10 Things You Need to Know about …

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 …

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 …