Monthly Archives: August 2014

Founder’s Day for National Parks in the USA

Happy Birthday! Two year countdown until the BIG party that celebrates the centennial of national parks in the USA. Today (August 25) is Founder’s Day, a good opportunity to learn about the US conservation movement and bonus (!) free entrance to … Continue reading

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Commemorating the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Today we are treated to a livestreaming event from the United Nations, 3pm New York City time webcast at webtv.un.org commemorating the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. We also enjoyed a global tweetchat hosted by India’s The Alternative … Continue reading

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Thanks for the upvotes! 2014 Indigenous Peoples Week Continues

More good news! By way of India, we are co-hosting the #Untravel Indigenous Travel Tweetchat, tomorrow at 7:30am PDT, 8pm IST. A tweetchat is simply a series of questions and answers posed on Twitter. Also be aware that while Saturday is the  International … Continue reading

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Indigenous Tourism: Here’s the Good News! #ipw4

Hanging out Tuesday with friends from Outbounding and Transitions Abroad, I decided to be a bit provocative. Since the topic was evaluating media coverage of indigenous tourism, I asked the participants whether they were satisfied. The consensus was a clear … Continue reading

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Good enough? Improving coverage of indigenous tourism #ipw4

We are off to a swell start for Indigenous Peoples Week. I judge the success of an event by two factors: how surprised I am by what others share and how pleased I am by making contact with old friends. … Continue reading

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2014 Indigenous Peoples Week Begins!

Has it been four years?! Hanging out with Anders of Nutti Sámi Siida, we both expressed a certain sense of incredulity that time could have passed so quickly since we launched Indigenous Peoples Week in 2011. Back then and now, … Continue reading

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