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    Indigenous languages thriving in Columbia

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    More of Colombia's indigenous peoples are speaking their native languages than in any time in recent memory.

    This is thanks to a two-decades old change in education policy that ended a prohibition on teaching Indian languages, resulting in an increasingly confident indigenous community.

    Indigenous organisations estimate that 80 per cent of the country's 1.4 million Indians speak a native language - up from around 60 per cent three decades ago.

    Al Jazeera's Toby Muse has more from Bogota.