Poster: Indigenous Day
The United Nations’ International Day of the World’s Indigenous People is observed each year on August 9 to promote and protect the rights of the world’s Indigenous population. This event recognizes the achievements and contributions made by Indigenous Peoples. The commemoration takes place on in recognition of the first meeting of the United Nations Working Group on Indigenous Populations held in Geneva in 1982.
- Is anyone reporting / tweeting about the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People?
- Which events have livestreaming and recorded video?
- Do the official speakers have accounts on Twitter?
- How does the United Nations Working Group on Indigenous Populations work?
- What would Indigenous people like to come out of the International Year of Indigenous Languages?
The 2019 International Day observance will take place on Friday, August 9 from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm in the ECOSOC Chamber at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City.
The event will be broadcast at webtv.un.org
Other events around the world related to Indigenous languages
Happy International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples! Today we celebrate the diverse cultures and languages of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, and the 5,000 Indigenous cultures around the world! ❤️💛🖤💚💙#IndigenousDay #IndigenousPeoplesDay #WeAreIndigenous pic.twitter.com/mOgQjLNvxQ
— ABC Indigenous (@ABCIndigenous) August 9, 2019
— kumoontun (@kumoontun) August 5, 2019
On this #IndigenousDay we’re sharing with you a call for Papers for a conference which will focus of the diverse and multiple forms of Indigenous #CulturalHeritage representation.🗺️
Where? 13-15 November, Canada.
Deadline: August 20 🕙
— ICOMOS (@ICOMOS) August 9, 2019
Indigenous languages are disappearing at an alarming rate, each one taking with it a cultural and intellectual heritage.
— António Guterres (@antonioguterres) August 9, 2019
Today is the @UN International Day of the World’s Indigenous People, celebrating living cultures around the globe. These Aboriginal rock paintings were photographed at Split Rock Art Gallery, near Laura, Queensland @AIATSIS @indigenous_gov NAA: A6135, K23/11/79/58 pic.twitter.com/4DwYqs0OhN
— National Archives of Australia (@naagovau) August 8, 2019
— ESL Library (@ESLlibrary) August 7, 2019
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