Int'l Day of World's Indigenous Peoples celebrated around world

xinhuanet.com 11-Aug-2010

 

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Nepalese girls in traditional dresses from Tharu, an ethnic community, are seen during International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples in Kathmandu, capital of Nepal, on Aug. 9, 2010. (Xinhua/Bimal Gutam)

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Nepalese girls in traditional dresses from Limbu, an ethnic community, are seen during International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples in Kathmandu, capital of Nepal, on Aug. 9, 2010. (Xinhua/Bimal Gutam)

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A Panamanian indigenous Kuna girl smiles while performing dance in Panama City, capital of Panama, marking International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, on Aug. 9, 2010. Panama's indigenous groups used the opportunity to present a list of requests to Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli to improve living conditions. (Xinhua/Monica Rueda)

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Panamanian indigenous Kuna girls perform a traditional dance in Panama City, capital of Panama, marking International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, on Aug. 9, 2010. Panama's indigenous groups used the opportunity to present a list of requests to Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli to improve living conditions. (Xinhua/Monica Rueda)