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An Inuit performing a traditional song and drum dance on Devon Island, Northwest Passage, Canada, by photographer Michelle Valberg.

The International Year of Indigenous Languages is a United Nations observance that aims to raise awareness of the consequences of the endangerment of Indigenous languages across the world, with an aim to establish a link between language, development, peace, and reconciliation. To bring awareness to this important cause, student Emma Stevens and other students at Allison Bernard Memorial High School in Eskasoni, Cape Breton, recorded Paul McCartney’s “Blackbird” in their native Mi’kmaq language.

A Kyrgyz girl named Ayeem Khan milks a yak in the Pamir mountains of No. Afghanistan, by photographer Matthieu Paley.

Teepees under the stars by photographer Savannah Williams.

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Got a bunch of lovely fragrant lilacs from our (still recovering) bushes:


Rich & I had a picnic a few miles away, amongst the Cuyamaca meadows. One of these pics is of a bank of Indian morteros. This land has been occupied by humans for hundreds of years.

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When I read this fascinating article about Indian marker trees, I realized we had one right here in our neighborhood. I walk Cisco by it every day.

Looks like someone's elbow.

Looks like someone’s elbow.

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