Monthly Archives: March 2012


From April Fool’s Day to World Heritage Day, here’s our calendar for April 2012 with links to Earth Day, Anzac Day and the founding of Oaxaca de Juárez (bonus points for those who learn Oaxaca City’s first name): April 1 … Continue reading

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Build a Greener Block

Brilliant idea! I have just made my pledge. I would love to see photos and videos of this in action. It ticks all the right boxes for me as a way of creating an innovative and engaging community-building event. Talk … Continue reading

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Conversation with Willie Gordon

Following up to the post Tourism and Indigenous Australia and the Delicious Cape York Stack, I just had a skype conversation with Willie Gordon of Guurrbi Tours in Queensland, Australia. We talked about last week’s Queensland election and the complaints … Continue reading

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Atlatl Challenge Draws Attention to Indigenous Ingenuity

I love events that showcase the local surroundings AND offer something new that breaks the routine. Later this week in southern Nevada from March 30 – April 1 the World Atlatl Association is holding a special event at Valley of Fire State Park. I … Continue reading

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Dates are set for 2012 Maori Language Week in New Zealand. Learn the lingo! Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (Māori Language Week) is July 23-29, 2012 Maori Proverbs View more presentations from ron mader

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Tourism and Indigenous Australia

I am a big fan of Indigenous Australia and it’s hard to believe that it’s been five years since my presentations at Sydney’s Aboriginal Tourism Australia conference. The same year we launched the Planeta Wiki which now hosts an informative … Continue reading

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Today is a good day to be thirsty in Oaxaca de Juarez. The 4th Friday in Lent is known as Dia Samaritana or Samaritan Day and all across Oaxaca de Juarez, people are giving passersby free drinks. So hydrate yourself … Continue reading

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