Indigenous people are nearly three times as likely to be living in extreme poverty compared to their non-indigenous counterparts, 47% of the indigenous peoples in employment have no education, more than 86% of the indigenous peoples globally work in the informal economy- we can really go on stating these facts that have been stated on the website of United Nations for quite a time. But do we really pay heed to our indigenous community of the world? As we fight against the world pandemic, its partial impacts are being more adverse for the indigenous peoples. What we are not realizing is that indigenous peoples, being closer to nature and giving home to 80% of the biodiversity of the world, can really teach us how to rebalance our relationship with nature during this pandemic. Their knowledge about our mother nature should be treasured in order to prevent future global pandemics.

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