Just one day until the start of Indigenous Peoples Week!
There’s something for everyone to engage in responsible indigenous tourism. Whether you’re indigenous or non-indigenous, a tour guide or traveler, museum curator or museum visitor, here are some things you can do:
Bloggers, Journalists, Guidebook Authors and Publishers – Ask questions that you’d like answers. Afterwards, please keep us updated on how you are using the information. Let’s embed responsible indigenous travel in media features.
Conference organizers – If you are holding an event that features indigenous culture, consult with local indigenous communities and co-create relevant background information and practical tips for visitors.
Government officials – Prepare blogs, tweets, flickr albums and Slideshare presentations about your work in indigenous travel.
Museum directors – Print and display the conference posters, host local events and please announce your work via our Facebook and Google+ event pages
Sponsors – Contact Ron if you’d like to help financially support new publications, resource guides and workshops.
Students – Share news with your teachers and classmates. Print out the free posters for your classroom or academic notice board; make your own posters and please share online!
Teachers – Share news with your students and colleagues. Print out the free posters for your classroom or academic message board; make your own posters and share online!
Travel companies, guides, hotels, restaurants – Add photos to Flickr, videos to YouTube and show us specific examples of your work; print the free posters for your business; create your own poster; offer discounts to visitors who mention Indigenous Peoples Week; encourage your clients to use social web to provide testimonials of what you do well; tweet about specific actions and provide links where we can find details