19th August is Day of the Tribes (Ibumin Earoeni Day) in the Island country of Nauru. This public holiday is held to honor the country’s twelve traditional tribes
The flag of Nauru was adopted in January 1968. The design consists of a blue field intersected with a thin yellow horizontal stripe through the center. A white twelve-pointed star is featured in the bottom left hoist side representing the Iruwa, Eamwit, Eamwitmwit, Emea, Deiboe, Eano, Eoaru, Eamwidira, Emangum, Ranibok, Irutsi, and Iwi tribes or clans.