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 Suggestions are welcome as continue to edit and update this page. Key Links iyil2019.org https://en.iyil2019.org/media/#become https://en.iyil2019.org/registration https://es.iyil2019.org/registro/ https://www.un.org/development/desa/indigenouspeoples/meetings-and-workshops/8109-2.html https://www.iyil.org Questions for the organizers What are the hashtags for the 2019 International Year? Questions …

Native American Heritage Month

Poster Since 1990 the USA has celebrated Native American Heritage Month in the month of November. Hashtags: #nativeamericanheritagemonth, #NAHM Background Nativeamericanheritagemonth.gov: What started at the turn of the century as an effort to gain a day of recognition for the significant contributions the first Americans made to the establishment and growth of the U.S., has …

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 …

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

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 …