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 Planeta.com will be updating relevant features that showcase successful language conservation campaigns including Dizhsa Nabani,  #UsaTuVoz , Kumoontun, and Māori Language Week / Te Wiki o te Reo Māori. Suggestions are welcome as we edit …

Buzzword Bingo 2019

Buzzwords 2019 What are your favorite words of 2019? We are curating our annual collection of new words, old classics, and the inbetween, that came to attention / usefulness in 2019. Flickr 2019 Bingo Buzzword Bingo 2019 Bee Brick Chumbox Climate Crisis Digital Humans Digital Responsibility Earthstrong Endgame Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) Flygskam Green New …

Esperanto

Esperanto Flag Esperanto = most widely spoken constructed international auxiliary language. It was created by L. L. Zamenhof in 1887 Headlines https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2019/10/trump-refers-defense-secretary-esper-esperanto-tweet-syria.amp Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Esperanto Planeta.com Language The Value of Communication = El Valor de la Comunicación

Death Notebook

Photo: Ayöök Ceramics, Postcard Fave quotes about death and dying A colleague of mine described Día de los Muertos as ‘the only time during the year when the veil that separates our world from the next is lifted.’ – Joshua Berman, Día de los Muertos: What I’ve learned about Day of the Dead (so far) …

Teotitlán del Valle Talking Dictionary

Screenshot The Zapotec Talking Dictionary of Teotitlán del Valle began in 2013. This project has received collaboration from 35 native speakers from Teotitlán del Valle, Oaxaca, Mexico. Key Links talkingdictionary.swarthmore.edu/teotitlan/ talkingdictionary.swarthmore.edu What we love: everything. Visiting Teotitlán del Valle is one of the sweetest experiences in the world, made richer by appreciating the locals and …

Tourism Definitions

Artwork The following is our take on defining the terms and establishing alternatives to a one-size-fits-all ontology. Spotlight Agritourism Community Tourism Conscious Travel Culinary Tourism Cultural Tourism Exploring Ecotourism Ethnotourism Geotourism Indigenous Tourism Irresponsible Tourism Last Chance Tourism What is responsible travel? Rural Tourism Smart Tourism Sustainable Tourism Essay New terms are springing up such …

Ayöök Vocabulary from Santa María Ocotepec (Maaxïnkojm), Oaxaca, México

Photo: Ceramic Cup Here are key Ayöök (Mixe) words and phrases used in Santa María Ocotepec (>Maaxïnkojm) and translated in Spanish and English. If you have not started to learn Ayöök, 2019 is a great time to start as this is the International Year of Indigenous Languages. Planeta.com is celebrating the year by updating guides …

International Year of Indigenous Languages Links

Photo Links related to the International Year of Indigenous Languages presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines Why do so few Aussies speak an Australian language? – The Conversation Twitter Moment International Year 2019 International Year Guatemala lenguasindigenas.digital https://www.facebook.com/FLLii2019 @FLLii2019 Guatemala hosts indigenous language internet festival – Contxto Australia http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/threatened/commissioner/tsbakeoff Mexico http://www.onunoticias.mx/abren-convocatoria-para-trabajos-de-investigacion-en-el-contexto-del-ano-internacional-de-las-lenguas-indigenas-2019 USA App saving indigenous …

Lingo Cards

Photo: LIngo Sticks Lingo Cards are vocabulary word cards created by Ron Mader and shared online with the attribution-sharealike license for free use and reuse. The cards were developed for Ron’s workshops to make learning new language less intimidating. Flickr Buzzword Bingo Photos Planeta.com The Value of Communication = El Valor de la Comunicación Vocabulary …