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International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
August 9, 2020
The International Day of the World’s Indigenous People was first proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in December 1994, to be celebrated every year during the first International Decade of the World’s Indigenous People (1995 – 2004). In 2004, the Assembly proclaimed a Second International Decade, from 2005 – 2015, with the theme of “A Decade for Action and Dignity.”