International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples: 09 August
The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples (World Tribal Day) is observed on 9 August annually to protect the rights of the world’s indigenous population and recognize the achievements and contributions that indigenous people make to improve world issues such as environmental protection.
The theme for 2022 is “The Role of Indigenous Women in the Preservation and Transmission of Traditional Knowledge.”
The day was recognised by the General Assembly of the United Nations in December 1994.
The date to marks the day of the inaugural session of the Working Group on Indigenous Populations at the United Nations in 1982.