UNITED NATIONS DAY OF THE WORLD’S INDIGENOUS PEOPLES

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HONORING THE WORLD’S INDIGENOUS PEOPLES

More than five centuries after Christopher Columbus first arrived on Indigenous shores, basic human rights for American Indians and the worlds’ Indigenous Peoples were at last recognized. On Thursday, 13 September 2007, The Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly, after undergoing a longer period of debate than any other human rights instrument.

“Honoring the world’s Indigenous Peoples is about respecting and implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.”  – Robby Romero, NCS Founder

Day Of The World’s Indigenous Peoples