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Tuesday, August 9, 2022

There are over 476 million indigenous peoples living in 90 countries across the world, accounting for 6.2 per cent of the global population. Indigenous peoples are the holders of a vast diversity of unique cultures, traditions, languages and knowledge systems. They have a special relationship with their lands and hold diverse concepts of development based on their own worldviews and priorities.

  • United Nations demands the indigenous peoples’ inclusion, participation and approval in the constitution of a system with social and economic benefits for all.
  • A video from R.AGE about why we devote a day to celebrate the world’s Indigenous Peoples.
  • Standing with Standing Rock: A Role Play on the Dakota Access Pipeline: A Zinn Education Project lesson plan by Ursula Wolfe-Rocca, Bill Bigelow & Andrew Duden is a role play that helps students to recognize the issues at stake in the historic struggle of the Standing Rock Sioux to block construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline.
  • Cultural Survival Podcast, by Indigenous Rights Radio. Indigenous radio producers from Cultural Survival bring you the latest information on Indigenous Peoples’ rights and how they are being implemented around the world. Listen, download and share their programs for free. The material includes public service announcements, interviews, reports on international rights, and the strategies that Indigenous communities are using to make their rights a reality.