This year’s theme is “Indigenous Peoples’ Right to Education.” Please join us in celebrating the more than 370 million Indigenous Peoples across the globe, and recognizing their participation in political and cultural progress and vitality.
Attend a special event online at UN Headquarters in New York on Tuesday, 9 August, from 3 to 6pm. The event will be webcast live at webtv.un.org.
Below is a collection of radio spots from our archives relating to the theme of Indigenous education. They are free for download and reproduction. We hope you find them useful and informative. Please reach out to us with any feedback, comments, or questions.
- An introduction to Indigenous Peoples’ Right to Education.
- A Review of the Recommendations from the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Peoples, including comments on community media production and education.
- An interview with Elizabeth Hacker on how social harmony and cultural identity are just as important to well-being as the fulfillment of basic needs. How might community-based education rooted in the cultural histories of Indigenous Peoples preserve all three of these tenets of well being?:
Click here for a complete list of our programs on Education.
4. Share this poster by Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and the Right to Development.
Our Cultures, Our Lands, Our Rights: CSQ 40-2, June 2016. Don’t forget to share and subscribe!
Engage your friends and family and raise awareness about endangered languages by sending an e-postcard with a Native language audio greeting.