Nada Hosking, Executive Director of Global Heritage Fund, is available to comment on the importance of protecting Indigenous knowledge and cultural heritage on International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples (August 9). 

For fifteen years, Global Heritage Fund has worked to protect cultural heritage throughout the world. World's Indigenous Peoples Day is an opportunity to strengthen the inextricable links between protection of Indigenous knowledge and cultural heritage around the world.

Ms. Hosking can comment on:

- Community knowledge, crafts, and languages as integral parts of cultural heritage

- The need for inclusive, rights-based heritage protection that addresses social vulnerabilities

Ms. Hosking is in San Francisco and available for interviews from 6:30 am PT.

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