Grand Canyon National Park

Photo: NASA, EarthKam About the photo – On April 3, 2017, the student-controlled EarthKAM camera aboard the International Space Station captured this photograph of a favorite target — the Grand Canyon — from low Earth orbit. Interested middle school students and teachers can sign up at the EarthKAM website. Grand Canyon National Park, a UNESCO World …

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). Vocabulary Nahasdzáán Planeta.com Diné (Navajo) Links Navajo Tours USA Navajo Code Talkers Day Navajo Treaty (Naaltsoos Sání) Navajo Times Indigenous …

2019 Online Indigenous Film Festival

Recommended Viewing UNESCO recently teamed with countries from Latin America and the Caribbean together to launch an Online Indigenous Film Festival (OIFF) within the context of the International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019 (IYIL2019) and of the Latin American and the Caribbean Week, that took place in June 2019 at UNESCO Headquarters (Paris, France). In …

Sámi Links

Sámi flag Links related to the Sámi presented in somewhat random fashion: Twitter @anderskarr @SiidaInari @JohanVasara @Samediggi @SaamiCouncil Hashtag #sámásmuinna Facebook Visit Sápmi Nutti Sámi Siida Headlines Sami people persuade Norway pension fund to divest from Dakota Access No Room for Sweden’s Reindeer Fjord Fiesta: Norway’s Best and Most Scenic Summer Festivals Sweden’s indigenous Sami …

Indigenous Links

Buzzwords Links related to Indigenous peoples and cultures, presented in somewhat random fashion: Twitter @indianpueblo @FirstPeoples @localXplorer @NatIndigRadio @IndigenousTweet @DigitalMaori @Songlines_au @CIRidgeway @indiancountry @indigenousissue @navajotimes @IndigenousWaves @livingtongues @RPMfm @UN4Indigenous @mediaINDIGENA @OfficialAIANTA @MiMuseoIndigena @CDI_mx @NativeInnovate @RhiannaPatrick @NativeApprops @TerriHansen @brendanorrell @NativeTimes @NativeOklahoma @IndigenousPMC @Riddu @Mictlantecuhtl_ list Twitter/Museums @lostcitymuseum @Te_Papa @pequotmuseum @HeardMuseum @SmithsonianNMAI February 6 Sámi National Day …

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. 2019 dates: July 7-14 NAIDOC 2019 Key Links naidoc.org.au NAIDOC History …

Hopi

Indigenous Peoples Hopi = Events Annual Hopi Festival Celebrating 84 Years Headlines Inside a traditional Hopi wedding: 10 days of family, food and mud fights -azcentral.com – @DiinSilversmith @HenleMark Beyond Stone & Mortar: A Hopi Perspective on the Preservation of “Ruins” (and Culture) Hopi warily welcome tourists to West’s ‘last secret land’ Hopi Cross Country …

Kuáhl

Indigenous Languages Kudos to Pie de Pagina for featuring the story of the last speakers of Kuáhl, an Indigenous language native to Baja California. They made their own museum to preserve their culture. Ku’ahl is a linguistic derivation of the Paipai. A sign for the “Ku’ahl Museum” is seen on the road leading to the …

Pow Wow

Buzzwords Pow Wow = Event where Indigenous and non-Indigenous people meet to dance, sing, socialize and honor Indigenous culture Native American Encyclopedia: The term powwow is the white man’s version of the word “pau-wau” which originally stood for a healing ceremony conducted by the spiritual or religious leaders of various tribes. When the white man …