August 9 is International Day of the World’s Indigenous People!

The International Day of Indigenous Peoples, observed on August 9th each year, recognizes and celebrates the cultural heritage, contributions, and rights of indigenous communities worldwide. The day aims to raise awareness about the challenges faced by indigenous peoples, including issues related to land rights, cultural preservation, discrimination, and socioeconomic disparities. It serves as a platform to promote dialogue and cooperation among governments, organizations, and indigenous communities, fostering a greater understanding of their unique histories and perspectives while advocating for their equitable representation and empowerment on the global stage.

You can check out the following link for more information about the day.


The Mind Forward EDI Committee