International  Tribal Day

Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Celebrates on

Every  9th August

The day recognizes the first meeting of the United Nations Working Group on Indigenous Populations in Geneva in 1982.

It has been celebrated every year since 1994, in accordance with the declaration by the United Nations

The role of indigenous women in the preservation and transmission of traditional knowledge

Theme 2022

The International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples is  observed on 9 August each year to raise awareness and protect the rights  of the world's indigenous population.

The Garo are a Tibeto-Burman ethnic group from the Indian  subcontinent, living mostly in the Indian states of Meghalaya, Assam,

Tripura, and Nagaland, and in neighboring areas of Bangladesh, including  Madhupur, Mymensingh, Netrokona, Jamalpur, Sherpur and Sylhet,  Rangamati.

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