International Day of World s Indigenous People Observed in Dimapur

  • | Thursday | 15th August, 2019

DIMAPUR: With a view to preserve and promote mother tongue, the 'International Day of World's Indigenous Peoples' organised by Tir Yimyim – Ao Vernacular daily newspaper — under the theme 'Indigenous Languages' was organized at Elim Hall, Dimapur Ao Baptist Arogo recently. He said that the 'International Day of World's Indigenous Peoples' is observed on August 9 every year, marking the day of the first meeting of the UN working group on indigenous people on promotion and protection of human rights in 1982. If become a reality, he said, the Academy would help many scholars and also help preserve and protect the Ao language. Secretary, Ao-Senden Literature Board, I.Temjen Tsudir also highlighted the various steps taken up by different organizations to promote Ao language. Also Read: International Day of the World's Indigenous People Observed in LakhimpurAlso Watch: Mangaldoi youth opts for celebrating Republic and Independence Day in a unique manner

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