Tag: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples_9th August 2019

www.un.org International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 9 August   Alice Lesepen is of the Rendille peoples of Marsabit County in Kenya. After high school, she became involved in community, social, and development work as a volunteer. Her main objective was to promote women’s empowerment and the rights of indigenous women and girls by… Continue Reading International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples_9th August 2019

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples_9th August 2018

Indigenous Day_United Nations These indigenous Tule women in Colombia’s Choco region prepare cotton to be used in making traditional clothes and material. They have only recently been able to return to their land, but damage to the environment and the presence of armed groups makes their future uncertain. The land and their connection to it… Continue Reading International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples_9th August 2018

United Nations | International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples | 9 August 2016

  Tuesday 9th August is the International Day of Indigenous People, and this year the theme is “Indigenous Peoples’ Right to Education.”   From the United Nations’ website: This year’s International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is devoted to the right to education.   The right of indigenous peoples to education is protected by… Continue Reading United Nations | International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples | 9 August 2016

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