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Commemorating Indigenous Peoples Day

Why not celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day in lieu of Columbus Day? USA Today reports that more cities are recognizing Native Americans on Columbus Day.  The roots of rethinking the holiday go back several decades. Rethinking Columbus, the seminal educational report, was … Continue reading

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What do you see as the future of Aboriginal and Indigenous tourism in Australia? #ipw5

Hangouts are a great way to have a conversation with Q&A during Indigenous Peoples Week. Question: What do you see as the future of Aboriginal and Indigenous tourism in Australia? Guest: Haze Black @BookabeeYura https://plus.google.com/u/0/+HaydynBromley/posts Australia http://planeta.wikispaces.com/aboriginal http://planeta.wikispaces.com/australia http://planeta.wikispaces.com/adelaide http://planeta.wikispaces.com/saContinue reading

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Indigenous Peoples Week 2015 Begins

Indigenous Peoples Week (August 3-9) is co-hosted by Planeta.com, Nutti Sámi Siida, TIME Unlimited and The Travel Word. Participation is free and open to all. This is our fifth annual celebration of social web storytelling that explores the connections among … Continue reading

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Biological Diversity Week Begins #idb2015

Earlier this year we launched a live Monday hangout starting at 830am Pacific time and it’s become part of a new tradition of talking with friends and colleagues via YouTube. This Monday was a particularly interesting chat with +Martin Hatchuel and … Continue reading

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Learning to Say Hello

From where I live it seems it’s always tomorrow in Australia and tomorrow – January 26 – is Australia Day. Never quite sure what to make of the narrative and counternarratives: happy colonization meets conscious grief down under. As a non-Australian trying … Continue reading

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Communicating Biodiversity: A Wishlist

Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea, hosts the 12th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity October 6-17. This event is one the most important on the globe for those keen on protecting biodiversity. When reports estimate losses of 40 percent of … Continue reading

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World Conference on Indigenous Peoples

The first World Conference on Indigenous Peoples will be held September 22-23, 2014. The meeting will be an opportunity to share perspectives and best practices on the realization of the rights of indigenous peoples, including pursuing the objectives of the … 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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