Indigenous youth "penalised" for being indigenous

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Photo montage of indigenous peoples. UN Photo

The world's indigenous youth are being penalised for being indigenous. So says Tuhi Marktukaw, a member of the Pinuyumayan people of Taiwan.

She believes that indigenous populations around the world have been too trusting of governments assuming that they will uphold their rights.

Often this has not been the case. Sophie Outhwaite spoke to Tuhi Marktukaw about the challenges her people face.

Duration:  2’30″

 

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