International Day of The Worlds Indigenous Peoples - Leave No One Behind
There are over 476 million Indigenous Peoples living in 90 countries across the world, accounting for 6.2 percent of the global population. Indigenous Peoples are the holders of a vast diversity of unique cultures, traditions, languages, and knowledge systems. They have a special relationship with their lands and hold diverse concepts of development based on their own worldviews and priorities.
In this radio program, we hear from Nailejileji Tipap, who works as the Gender and Public Relations Coordinator at Pastoralists Indigenous NGOs Forum in Tanzania. www.un.org/en/observances/indigenous-day
Producer: Shaldon Ferris (Khoisan)
Interviewee: Nailejileji Tipap (Maasai)
Music: 'Warmiku' by Yantin, used with permission.