Māori Language Week / Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2018

Poster New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Māori Language Week, Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori, is a popular, government-sponsored initiative promoting the use of Māori language. The week is part of the broader Māori language revival and raises public awareness for Māori language revitalization, learning and public usage. Hashtags: #TeWikioteReoMāori, #MāoriLanguageWeek Look for details online Te Taura …

Aboriginal and Indigenous Australia

Buzzwords 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 known, indigenous.’ …

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. Spotlight https://planeta.com/dizsha-nabani 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 …

Paiute Links

Photo Links related to the Paiute Headlines http://nevadaforward.com/2017/07/31/change-makers-fawn-douglas-public-lands Lifeways of the Southern Paiutes funerary-objects-human-remains-returned-fallon-paiute-shoshone-indian-tribe Las Vegas Paiute boy given the sacred mantle of song carrier talking-tradition-and-presence-with-paiute-artist Paiute elder rescues language near extinction Paiutes’ solar project highlight of National Clean Energy Summit Moapa Paiutes poised to construct first large-scale solar plant solar-plant-approved-on-paiute-lands-near-las-vegas tribe-environmentalists-sue-nv-energy-over-coal-plant-waste Places to visit …

Australia Aboriginal Links

Australia Aboriginal Flag Links related to Aboriginal and Indigenous Australia presented in somewhat random fashion: Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property Events January 26 – Survival Day, Invasion Day, Australia Day May – June is National Reconciliation Week June 3 Mabo Day July 8-15 https://planeta.com/naidoc2018 NAIDOC Week August Garma Garma Festival 2018 September 6 Indigenous Literacy …

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: #ILD2018 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 …

Paiute

Indigenous Peoples Paiute refers to three closely related groups — the Northern Paiute of California, Idaho, Nevada and Oregon; the Owens Valley Paiute of California and Nevada; and the Southern Paiute of Arizona, southeastern California and Nevada and Utah. The Northern Paiute call themselves Numa (sometimes written Numu); the Southern Paiute call themselves Nuwuv or …

Mexico City Hosts Festival of Indigenous Cultures

Mexico City – Recapping last week’s Fifth Festival of Indigenous Cultures, Peoples and Original Neighborhoods originating in Mexico City (Quinta Fiesta de las Culturas Indígenas, Pueblos y Barrios Originarios de la Ciudad de México), August 24 to September 2. Join us! = ¡Acompáñanos! Key Links http://data.cultura.cdmx.gob.mx/culturasindigenas https://twitter.com/FiestaIndigena Questions Is there a directory of exhibitors? = …

Diné (Navajo) Links

Photo: Navajo Tours USA Photo Links related to Diné presented in somewhat random fashion Events August 6-12 Diné Bikéyah Yikáá’ Hólóonii Baa Ákohwiindzin (Indigenous Peoples Week 2018); hashtag: #ipw8 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 …

Diné = Navajo

Photo: Navajo Weaving, Luchia’s Restaurant Planeta.com guide to Diné (Navajo) culture, language and travel tips for visitors. The Navajo Nation extends across Arizona, New Mexico and Utah, covering more than 27,000 square miles (70,000 square km). Planeta.com Diné (Navajo) Links #NavajoCodeTalkersDay Navajo Treaty (Naaltsoos Sání) Navajo Times Indigenous