A Kenyan Maasai calls for protection of his community

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Members of a Maasai traditional singing group, Kenya.

Indigenous people from around the world have gathered at United Nations headquarters in New York for a two week forum to discuss their issues.

Samuel Naikada, a Maasai from Kenya is one of the 2,000 delegates attending this year's session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.

The Maasai are the indigenous people of East Africa, many now live in Kenya and Tanzania.

Derrick Mbatha caught up with Mr. Naikada and asked him what issues he is bringing to the Forum.

Duration: 3'42"

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