Indigenous peoples of the Americas Current Affairs, GK & News
Mexican actress Yalitza Aparicio has been named UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Indigenous Peoples. She made history as the first indigenous performer nominated for a best actress honor at the 2019 Academy Awards for her performance in the film “Roma”, in which she speaks in an indigenous language and in Spanish.
The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples (or World Tribal Day) is observed on August 9 to front-up and protect the rights of the world’s indigenous population. The 2019 theme is ‘Indigenous Languages’. It was reported in the year 2016 that about 2680 indigenous languages were in danger and on the verge of getting ..
Topics: Ethnic groups • Ethnology • Indigenous language • Indigenous peoples of the Americas • Indigenous rights • International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples • International Year of Indigenous Languages • Language
The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is observed every year on August 9 in recognition of the first meeting of the United Nations Working Group on Indigenous Populations in Geneva in 1982. On this day, people from around the world are encouraged to spread the UN’s message on the protection and promotion of ..
Topics: Ethnic groups • Ethnology • Identity politics • Indigenous feminism • Indigenous movements in the Americas • Indigenous peoples of the Americas • Indigenous rights • International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples • Working Group on Indigenous Populations