World Indigenous Day or World Aadivasi Day is celebrated on 9thAugust world widely; to remember Indigenous people”.
The world celebrates Aadivasi day to protect and safeguard the rights of the Aadivasi people.
The assembly of the United Nations first started this day to celebrate as World Indigenous Day, in 1994.
Later, India celebrates this day as World Aadivasi Day.
There are large numbers of participants to rejoice this day in a big manner.
Events comprise of educational meetings and classroom events to attain an obligation and a healthier consideration of native peoples.
This day of world tribal day of United Nations is an essential opportunity for the globe to distinguish Aadivasi societies and their right to endurance and independence.
Population off Aadivasi people
The exact population of tribal cannot be figured out.
It will vary according to the circumstances and familiarity of tribal people.
According to a survey, 370 million tribal people dwell from one corner to another corner of the world in approximately 70 countries.
6 % of the world population is of these tribal people. There are about 5000 discrete tribes in overall 70 countries.
Issues the Aadivasi people facing
Adivasis’ are considered as; in fact, they are truly the protectors of the forest.
It is the main source of their living and food. There are many threats if the tribal people community extinct.
- Traditional medicinal techniques will no longer exist
- Lack of basic amenities
- Social backwardness
- No food and health security
- No proper education
- Limitation on using the forest facilities
- Economic status is still far and needs more to improve
- Don’t have adequate banking facilities
- Life is endangered by the urban people
The number of Aadivasi community is declining and to some extent, it is diminishing.
Let’s we be the part of the Celebration of this day and take an oath to Safeguard and protect their various cultures and civilizations