The UN honors today as the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples.
After Peru's period of violence in the 80s and 90s, thousands of World Vision sponsors in the U.S. stepped in as advocates for Peru's indigenous Quechua.
Today, more than 20 years later, the next generation are off to college and careers, shaping their own futures!
The first people groups to live on the world’s continents are often the last to enjoy the same rights as their fellow citizens.
Indigenous people, numbering 370 million in more than 70 countries, are among the poorest and most marginalized groups of all humanity. The UN observes today, August 9, as the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples to advocate for these folks dealt a bad hand by history.