Fascinating facts about indigenous cultures around the world
Today is International Day of The World's Indigenous People
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Indigenous peoples are distinct social and cultural groups that share ancestral ties to the lands they live, or once lived, on. Throughout history, from the Americas to Asia, indigenous peoples have been marginalized and denied their right to control their land and their own development, which is something that still happens to this day. With the lack of formal recognition over their territories, natural resources, and cultures, they still face a lot of prejudice and inequality. But even facing so much adversity, indigenous peoples around the world still fight for their rights and recognition.
Want to know more about their extraordinarily diverse cultures? Then click through the gallery.
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