Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

Kudos to our friends from the Greener Pastures in North-East India for sharing news about Indigenous Peoples Week!

The Northeast India Travel Blog

It has been exciting times. The United Nations’ International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is coming up next month, and we have been engaging with three very thoughtful online campaigns/events meant for indigenous peoples. Based in a land of tribes, it is very inspiring for us to see people across the world uniting and choosing to understand that the lifestyles of indigenous peoples are precious, and in many ways, more sustainable. So to celebrate this year’s International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, play a part and participate in these events.

1. Indigenous Peoples Week (Aug 5-11, 2013): In its 3rd year now, it is an unconference which takes places everywhere at once, and is hosted by Planeta.com, a pioneering website about eco-friendly travel curated by Ron Mader. The theme of the event is social web storytelling about indigenous peoples and tourism around the world. Which means there…

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