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International Day For The World’s Indigenous Peoples August 9

 

IDWIP_identifier_EWhen states and religious denominations developed formal education for indigenous peoples, indigenous cultures, languages and practices were often ignored or discouraged. The education sector is a particular arena that not only mirrors and condenses the historical abuses, discrimination and marginalization suffered by indigenous peoples, but also reflects their continued struggle for equality and respect for their rights as peoples and as individuals.

Efforts should be made to ensure that indigenous peoples have access to education IDWIP_photo_card_Ethat is culturally and linguistically appropriate and that does not aim at or result in unwanted assimilation.
Learn more about the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples: http://bit.ly/idwip16