International Day For Indigenous Peoples To Be Celebrated on August 9



GUWAHATI, Aug 7: The Indigenous Forum, Assam (IFA), in association with North East Indigenous People’s Forum (NEIPF) and World Barua Organization (WBO), is going to observe the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples on August 9 at Pragjyoti ITA Cultural Complex, Machkhowa here.

Befitting the occasion, the IFA will organize a daylong programme on ‘Rights of Indigenous people of Assam & North East India, Prospects and Challenges’.
IFA chief convener Anup Chetia informed the reporters that the occasion will be graced by Neingulo Krome as the chief guest, while Nongthhombam Jiten, Centre for Myanmar Studies, Manipur Studies, Dr. Upen Rabha Hakassam, Professor, Gauhati University and Marco Mitri, Meghalaya will grace the occasion as guests of honour.