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    Indigenous languages thriving in Columbia

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    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.