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Tuesday, 26 June 2018

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE WORLD'S INDIGENOUS PEOPLE'S


INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE WORLD'S INDIGENOUS PEOPLE'S
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE WORLD'S INDIGENOUS PEOPLE'S

The International Day of the World's Indigenous People is observed every year to support and defend the rights of the world’s indigenous population. The occasion also recognizes the contributions and achievements that indigenous people put together for the improvement of world issues such as environmental protection.
The day also aims for recognizing and honoring of the strength, resilience, dignity, and pride of Indigenous Peoples around the world.

WHO ARE INDIGENOUS PEOPLE
Indigenous peoples are practitioners and inheritors of unique cultures and ways of relating to people and the environment. They have retained cultural, economic, social and political individuality that are different from those of the dominant societies in which they live. Regardless of their cultural differences, indigenous peoples across the world shares familiar problems associated with  the protection of their rights as distinct peoples.

WHEN IS INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE WORLD'S INDIGENOUS PEOPLE'S?
Thursday, 9th August

 INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE WORLD'S INDIGENOUS PEOPLE'S HISTORY
On 23rd December 1994, the UN General Assembly proposed that the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People should be observed on 9th  August annually during the International Decade of the World’s Indigenous People. The date marks the day of the first meeting, in 1982, of the UN Working Group on Indigenous Populations of the Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Right.

WHAT DO PEOPLE DO ON INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE WORLD'S INDIGENOUS PEOPLE’S?
      1.     Spread the UN’s message on indigenous peoples
2.     Gain information’s to know more about Indigenous People’s
3.     Arrange classroom activities

See also Important Days in August month 

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