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 http://standingrocktourism.com http://sioux-chef.com Quotes We will be known forever by the tracks we leave. – Dakota …

Joshua Tree National Park

Photo: Joshua Tree National Park 2018-2019 Shutdown Desert Sun – @MyDesert Joshua Tree National Park’s Signature Trees Are Among Shutdown Victims – NYT https://www.washingtonpost.com/amphtml/nation/2019/01/11/travesty-this-nation-people-are-destroying-joshua-trees-joshua-tree-national-park/ https://www.npr.org/2019/01/08/683365340/joshua-tree-national-park-will-close-after-visitor-damage-during-government-shut In shutdown, national parks transform into Wild West — heavily populated and barely supervised – Washington Post Embedded Tweets Park visitors are chopping down trees, setting illegal fires, and graffitiing …

Transportation Security Administration

Elsewhere on the Web Transportation Security Administration – tsa.gov – is an agency of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security that has authority over the security of the traveling public in the United States. It was created as a response to the September 11 attacks. Chiefly concerned with air travel, the TSA employs screening officers …

Mexico-USA Borderlands

Photo: Nogales We need a better understanding of where the United States and Mexico meet. We are standing at the front door of one another’s country. In 2019 look for an expansion on Planeta.com of regional coverage. If there is a way to arrange a physical roadtrip or meetup, we are happy to oblige. There …

Navajo Tours USA

Elsewhere on the Web Navajo Tours USA – https://navajotoursusa.com – is a Navajo owned outdoor recreation and tour company based in New Mexico USA. Business motto: Tread lightly. Experience everything. Navajo Tours USA advocates Indigenous connection to the outdoors, responsibly showcase nature, art, culture, and history, and commit to authentic experiences with all guests. Since …

USA States

Artwork States and capitals in the USA Alabama Alabama Links Alabama – Montgomery Alaska Alaska Links Alaska – Juneau Arizona Arizona Links Arizona – Phoenix Arkansas Arkansas Links Arkansas – Little Rock California California Links California – Sacramento Colorado Colorado Links Colorado – Denver Connecticut Connecticut Links Connecticut – Hartford Delaware Delaware Links Delaware – …

Wild USA Links

Photo: Wetlands Park Links related to Wild USA presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines Proposed Rule Aims To Curb Public Records Requests As Demand For Documents Increases National parks are getting trashed amid the government shutdown – Vox National parks left to rot during government shutdown: ‘I hope Congress is working hard … so we …

Smithsonian

Elsewhere on the Web Smithsonian http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/52813977 http://nmai.si.edu/explore/exhibitions/item/?id=934 Smithsonian Channel https://www.smithsonianchannel.com Headlines For the First Time in More Than 20 Years, Copyrighted Works Will Enter the Public Domain – Smithsonian Planeta.com National Museum of the American Indian Washington, DC TV Museums

Las Vegas

Vegas 1921 Mural Publisher’s note: Viva los slow adventures and responsible, conscious, local travel that doesn’t skip on the eating, drinking, gaming and entertaining fit for one of the world’s most storied cities. In terms of this page and links below, as of August 2018,  the coverage of Las Vegas and surrounding environs from Planeta.com …

Yosemite National Park

Photo: Tsai Project, Half Dome Yosemite National Park The area was called “Ahwahnee” (“big mouth”) by the Ahwahnechee people. Shutdown 2018 Wildfires https://www.sfchronicle.com/outdoors/article/Yosemite-closure-leaves-rec-options-conditions-13104720.php https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/wildfire-threatening-yosemite-national-park-1285448771988 Mariposa Grove reopens to the public. Yosemite’s Mariposa Grove Key Links Yosemite National Park https://www.nps.gov/yose/learn/historyculture/yosemite-indians.htm https://www.nps.gov/yose/learn/historyculture/indian-village-of-the-ahwahnee.htm Plan your visit Things to know before your visit For kids Social Current conditions Scattering …