US embassy notes contribution of indigenous peoples of Ukraine to culture and diversity

US embassy notes contribution of indigenous peoples of Ukraine to culture and diversity

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The U.S. Embassy in Ukraine notes the contribution of Crimean Tatars, Crimean Karaim and Krymchaks as indigenous peoples of Ukraine to the rich culture and diversity.

"In honor of International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, we pay tribute to Ukraine’s indigenous people. Those include Crimean Tatars, Crimean Karaim, & Krymchaks. We celebrate their contribution to Ukraine’s rich culture and diversity. Crimea is Ukraine. Qirim Ukrainadir," the Embassy posted on Twitter.

The International Day of the World's Indigenous People is marked annually on August 9. It was first pronounced by the General Assembly of the United Nations in December 1994.

This year’s topic of the International Day of the World's Indigenous People is the tenth anniversary of adoption of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

This year, Ukraine will celebrate the International Day of the World's Indigenous People at the official level for the second time.

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