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Indigenous delegates from around the world

The Eleventh Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues opened in New York Monday.

This year's special theme is "The Doctrine of Discovery: Its Enduring Impact on Indigenous Peoples and the Right to Redress for Past Conquests.

Around 2,000 indigenous delegates from around the world are expected to attend the annual meeting.

Julie Walker reports.

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