Indigenous Peoples Week

Announcement: Planeta.comNutti Sámi Siida and friends are hosting Indigenous Peoples Week August 8-12, 2011. This is an online unconference focusing on Indigenous Peoples and tourism. Themes include biodiversity conservationcrafts, cultural heritage, food and literacy(traditional reading and writing and digital literacy — the emerging read write culture).

Indigenous People's Week August 8-12

We are calling for educational and engaging videos, podcasts, websites and online resources. Please start adding links now to the event page on Facebook and Linkedin

Indigenous People’s Week highlights examples where tourism has helped the indigenous culture to prosper. Featured will be participants in the Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award.

How to Participate

  • Seek out and patronize indigenous businesses where you live.
  • Make a poster or foamboard.
  • Learn new words in an indigenous language.
  • Organize a local walk focusing on indigenous culture


Specific Tips on Using Web 2.0


How much time will take this?

  • 15 minutes – Consult the #ipw hashtag, facebook event page, planeta wiki
  • 1 hour – Read and view more online resources; Comment, Favorite, Like, Star the resources that inspire you
  • 2-3 hours – Visit a local indigenous business; learn about indigenous culture in another part of the world


World Travel Directory Promotion is offering a bonus month to businesses in our World Travel Directory <> which feature indigenous culture. Tour guides and companies not in the directory but which would like to apply for a new listing are eligible for a discount. Apply before August 31 and receive the $100/year listing for $75 or the $250/year premium listing for $200.


Värd för ursprungsbefolkningarnas vecka 08-12 augusti, 2011

Der Woche der indigenen Völker 08.-12. August 2011

Semana de los Pueblos Indígenas 8 y el 12 de agosto de 2011

Indigenous People’s Week, August 8-12, 2011

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