• Indigenous peoples - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indigenous_peoples Indigenous peoples, also known in some regions as First peoples, First Nations, Aboriginal peoples, Native peoples or autochthonous peoples, are ethnic groups who are the original or earliest known inhabitants of an area which has later been settled, occupied or colonized by other ethnicities more recently. [clarification needed] Groups are usually described as indigenous when they maintain ...
  • Indigenous peoples of the Americas - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indigenous_peoples_of_the_Americas The indigenous peoples of the Americas are the pre-Columbian peoples of North, Central and South America and their descendants.. Although some indigenous peoples of the Americas were traditionally hunter-gatherers—and many, especially in the Amazon basin, still are—many groups practiced aquaculture and agriculture.The impact of their agricultural endowment to the world is a testament to ...
  • Indigenous Peoples Overview - World Bank

    www.worldbank.org/en/topic/indigenouspeoples Indigenous Peoples’ life expectancy is up to 20 years lower than the life expectancy of non-indigenous people worldwide. Indigenous Peoples often face impediments to their access to natural resources, basic services, the formal economy, and justice, as well as their participation in decision making.
  • Who are indigenous peoples? - United Nations

    www.un.org/esa/socdev/unpfii/documents/5session_factsheet1.pdf Indigenous peoples often have much in common with other neglected segments of societies, i.e. lack of political representation and participation, economic marginalization and poverty, lack of ...
  • Welcome to Indigenous Peoples Literature

    indigenouspeople.net Indigenous Peoples live in every region of the world. They live in climat s ranging from Arctic cold to Amazon heat, and often claim a deep connection to their lands and natural environments. For many indigenous peoples, the natural world is a valued source of food, health, spirituality and identity. ...
  • Indigenous Peoples - UNESCO

    en.unesco.org/indigenous-peoples Indigenous peoples live in all regions of the world and own, occupy or use some 22% of global land area. Numbering at least 370-500 million, indigenous peoples represent the greater part of the world’s cultural diversity, and have created and speak the major share of the world’s almost 7000 languages.
  • Indigenous Peoples | Amnesty International

    www.amnesty.org/en/what-we-do/indigenous-peoples Indigenous Peoples’ rights are laid out in the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, adopted in 2007. The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) is the central body within the UN system which deals with Indigenous issues related to economic and social development , culture , the environment , education ...
  • Indigenous Peoples' Day: These are the states and cities ...

    www.cnn.com/2019/04/22/us/.../index.html Here's a list of states, cities and other local governments that have chosen to change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples' Day, as well as some places that don't observe the holiday at all.
  • Indigenous | Definition of Indigenous at Dictionary.com

    www.dictionary.com/browse/indigenous Indigenous definition, originating in and characteristic of a particular region or country; native (often followed by to): the plants indigenous to Canada; the indigenous peoples of southern Africa. See more.
  • 10 things to know about indigenous peoples by United ...

    stories.undp.org/10-things-we-all-should-know-about-indigenous-people Indigenous peoples are inheritors and practitioners of unique cultures and ways of relating to others, and to the environment.1. WHEREVER WE LIVE, INDIGENOUS PEOPLES ARE OUR NEIGHBOURSThere are an estimated 370-500 million indigenous people in the world, spread across 90 countries. They live in all geographic regions and represent 5,000 different cultures.