International Year of Indigenous Languages Launch

Poster February 1 the United Nations celebrated the launch of the International Year of Indigenous Languages. Videos http://webtv.un.org/live-now/watch/general-assembly-high-level-plenary-meeting-for-the-global-launch-of-the-international-year-of-indigenous-languages/5970440811001 02:48:19 English 1 Feb 2019 General Assembly: High-level plenary meeting for the global launch of the International Year of Indigenous Languages The event marks the beginning of the International Year of Indigenous Languages and will offer an …

Sioux

Indigenous Peoples Sioux = Native American and First Nations people in North America. The term can refer to any ethnic group within the Great Sioux Nation or any of the nation’s many language dialects. – Wikipedia Elsewhere on the Web standingrocktourism.com sioux-chef.com Headlines The Real Legacy of Crazy Horse – The Atlantic Quotes We will …

Hualapai

Photo: Richard Martin, Reservation The Hualapai or Walapai are a tribe of Native Americans who live in the mountains of northwestern Arizona.The name is derived from “hwa:l” the Hualapai word for ponderosa pine, thus “Hualapai” means “people of the ponderosa pine.” Their traditional territory is a 108-mile (174 km) stretch along the pine-clad southern side …

Developing an Indigenous Tourism Policy in Australia (2012)

Logo From the archives: 2012 Ecotourism Australia release Ecotourism in Australia is strongly linked to this country’s ancient and diverse landscape, and its unique flora and fauna. This landscape is an artifact of the traditions, beliefs and land management practices of diverse groups of Australia’s indigenous peoples over tens of thousands of years. Whether they …

Havasupai

Indigenous Peoples Havasupai means people of the blue-green waters. The spectacular waterfalls and isolated community within the Havasupai Indian Reservation attract thousands of visitors each year. Key Links havasupai-nsn.gov havasupai-nsn.gov/tourism.html Elsewhere on the Web https://www.nps.gov/grca/planyourvisit/havasupai.htm Headlines https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/destinations/2019/01/26/grand-canyon-tribal-land-known-waterfalls-wont-allow-tour-guides/2689194002/ Photos Wikipedia Havasupai Planeta.com Arizona Grand Canyon National Park 2019 – International Year of Indigenous Languages

Te Matatini

Buzzwords Held every two years Te Matatini Kapa Haka Festival celebrates the cultural dance of the Māori people of New Zealand. Over four days audiences experience the best kapa haka in the world, taste Māori food (kai) and local delicacies and shop for Māori arts and crafts. 2019 dates: February 20-24. The event attracts about …

2018 Native American Day at the Lost City Museum

Poster Kudos Lost City Museum for creating a brick-and-mortar, delicious, face-to-face,and instagrammable coddiwomple. Saturday, December 8 was Native American Day/Holiday Open House. The event featured Native American food, dancers, artists, and crafts people. For sale were jewelry and ceramics, Navajo tacos, and fry bread. There was also a raffle to raise funds for the docents. …

Hopi Festival 2018

Poster Kudos to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) for livestreaming and archiving videos from the Hopi Festival 2018 and many thanks to the organizers and presenters for sharing experiences and wisdom with Rasmuson Theater and the world. NMAI is on the top of our list of places to visit in Washington, …

National Museum of the American Indian

Photo: Eric Fischer, National Museum The National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) – https://americanindian.si.edu – is committed to advancing knowledge and understanding of the Native cultures of the Western Hemisphere—past, present, and future—through partnership with Native people and others. The museum works to support the continuance of culture, traditional values, and transitions in contemporary …

Wampanoag

Indigenous Peoples Recommended Listening 11-19-18 The Mashpee Wampanoag’s land battle – Native America Calling Language https://www.cbsnews.com/video/wampanoag-reviving-the-language Wikipedia Wampanoag Planeta.com USA Indigenous Native America Calling Thanksgiving