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What to celebrate in the United Nations Year of indigenous peoples?

Roxana Waterson

What to celebrate in the United Nations Year of indigenous peoples?

by Roxana Waterson

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Published by Dept. of Sociology, National University of Singapore, Republic of Singapore in [Singapore] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 47-50).

StatementRoxana Waterson.
SeriesWorking papers,, no. 117, Working papers (National University of Singapore. Dept. of Sociology) ;, no. 117.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 93/00133 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination50 p. ;
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1071244M
ISBN 109813033010
LC Control Number93948638

  The summer solstice is a day that Indigenous peoples around the world have celebrated for thousands of years. The Earth’s northern hemisphere is tilted as close as it . First Nations People Celebrate Cultural Survival On International Day Of World's Indigenous Peoples. It is the year anniversary of the UN Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

The International NGO Conference on Discrimination Against Indigenous Populations in the Americas, held at United Nations’ offices in Geneva on September , , was a watershed event, the very first UN conference with Indigenous delegates, the first direct entry of Native peoples into international affairs, the first time that Native peoples were able to speak for themselves at the UN.   In , the United Nations (UN) decided to celebrate the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People every year, on August 9, with the .

United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (pdf) About the Day The International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, celebrated each year on 9 August, marks the day of the first meeting, in , of the UN Working Group on Indigenous Populations of the Subcommission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights.   A great place to start is with celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day instead of Columbus Day, and it’s a great opportunity for the church to begin an uncomfortable but necessary conversation.


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