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 …

Māori Language

Planeta.com spotlights the annual Māori Language Week. We are updating this page with key links, headlines and links to social web channels including Facebook and Twitter. Suggestions are welcome. Key Links Māori Language Commission http://www.tetaurawhiri.govt.nz/livestream/ Headlines Meet Aoife Finn: An Irishwoman who has never been to NZ but is mad about te reo – @aoinifh …

Tourism Definitions

Artwork Truth is, we’ve been beleaguered by definitions of tourism long before Planeta.com launched in 1994. Spotlight Conscious Travel Exploring Ecotourism Culinary Tourism Ethnotourism Community Tourism Indigenous Tourism Irresponsible Tourism Smart Tourism Exploring Sustainable Tourism Essay New terms are springing up such as smart tourism. The fact is that people tend to customize their own …

Orthography

Buzzwords Orthography = Conventional spelling system of a language Dizhsa Nabani There is no standard orthography for San Jerónimo Tlacochahuaya Zapotec. All spellings are provided by the speaker. | No hay una ortografía estándar para el Zapoteco de San Jerónimo Tlacochahuaya. El orador ha provisto todos los deletreos. There is no standard orthography for San …

Estonian

Photo: Jaagumae Cafeteria, Tartu Estonian is the official language of Estonia, spoken natively by about 1.1 million people: 922,000 people in Estonia and 160,000 outside Estonia. It belongs to the Finnic branch of the Uralic language family. estonian english spanish Tere Hello Hola Nägemiseni Nägemist Goodbye Adios Tere hommikust good morning Buenos dias Tere päevast …

Language

Photo Language = Method of communication, either spoken or written, consisting of the use of words in a structured and conventional way. Language, like food, is an excellent entry into another culture. At first, everything is foreign and strange. It’s the shock of the new which hits some like a punch. Expand your linguistic comfort zone. – For …

Saludos Oaxaca

Poster Greetings to friends in Oaxaca, Mexico We also have a brand new Google doc open to edits https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nbgCxQC4_guMBwvPq4LjFi_vqzj6P5bF0rtVprhp2ew/edit?usp=sharing Artwork New = Nuevo Ta’bintió = Gracias = Thank you (Mixteco de Padre Uvi) Videos Indigenous Languages of Oaxaca Good morning Good afternoon Good evening Good night Thank you You’re welcome Delicious How are you? Fine …

Ayuuk Vocabulary from Santa María Ocotepec

Photo Here are key Mixe (Ayuuk) words and phrases used in Santa María Ocotepec and translated in Spanish and English. The Ayuuk and Spanish translations are courtesy of Engracia Perez Castro and Rodrigo Martínez Vásquez who sell crafts at the La Cosecha Market in Oaxaca de Juárez. Thanks to the extended family for kindness and additional language …

August 19 is World Photography Day

Photo: NASA Goddard, Earth August 19 is World Photography Day, a day to pay homage to the history of photography, celebrate the present and leave a positive trail for the future. World Photography Day originates from the invention of the daguerreotype, a photographic processes developed by Louis Daguerre. On January 9, 1839 The French Academy of Sciences announced the …