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Stone Soup in Denver – Stories of Chinanteca Culture at the Indigenous Film and Arts Festival

Stone Soup in Denver. Si es posible! Good news from Caldo de Piedra friends on their Facebook page. En nuestra próxima participación será en el Festival de Cine y Arte Indígena en Denver, Colorado, USA. Siempre compartiendo la cultura Chinanteca … Continue reading

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Upcoming Hangouts: Our Shoutout to México #PlanetaTalks #PlanetaPlática

The next round of Planeta hangouts are scheduled for September 14 and October 5. Participation on camera is by invitation. If you’d like to be invited, let me (Ron Mader) know. If you have been reading me for the past year, it should be clear: the … Continue reading

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09.2015

Our calendar for September 2015 features a photo of environmental education from Mount Rainer National Park. September is mes de la patria in Mexico, biodiversity month in Australia and tourism month in South Africa. Mark your calendar! September 8 is International Literacy … Continue reading

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This Week’s Carrotmob Challenge: Saluda Don Nicodemus Bartolo Vásquez

Carrotmob = event where people support an environmentally-friendly venue by gathering en masse to purchase the store’s products. Español: Un evento donde la gente apoya un negocio en forma de llegar en numeros para comprar los productos de la tienda. Literalmente: Movimiento … Continue reading

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Celebrating La Jarcieria El Arte Oaxaqueño

Sunday, August 16 Hanging Out with Don Nico, 730pm Oaxaca, 530pm Las Vegas Truly one of Mexico’s homegrown heroes, Nicodemus Bartolo Vásquez has been a friend to local campesinos, artisans and visitors to Oaxaca. The Jarcieria El Arte Oaxaqueño ranks … Continue reading

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Guelaguetza 2015

The Guelaguetza is one of the world’s most important festivals and takes place every year in Oaxaca, Mexico. 2015 celebrations are July 20 and 27 in Oaxaca City and neighboring villages Ask Oaxacan locals what ‘Guelaguetza’ means to them and there … Continue reading

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This Weekend’s Must-Do and Slow-Do Attractions in Oaxaca

Oaxaca de Juárez, México – Today and tomorrow (Friday and Saturday, October 3 and 4) my favorite local market in the world hosts its 11th anniversary. Sadly, I will not be present, but my best thoughts are with friends at the … Continue reading

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Flashback: Guadalajara Workshop (2006)

My last trip to Guadalajara, Mexico was in 2006 when I led a short course on how to make the most of the social web for the managers of Bosque La Primavera, a ginormous park outside the city. Attending were … Continue reading

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Mexico Hangout (September 2014)

What’s the best way to learn what’s new in Mexico? Easy – talk with Mexican friends! Among the topics of conversation: upcoming events including the September 15-16 Fiestas Patrias and the November 1-2 Dia de los Muertos (Day of the … 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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