2013-05-28 20:55:31

For Khoi-San people of South Africa, a two-decades-long fight for indigenous recognition and land rights continues

Indigenous leaders and community members from across the world are continuing to meet this week at the United Nations in New York. It’s the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues and while delegates are focusing on improving health, education and opportunities for youth, some indigenous communities are still fighting for basic recognition in their home countries. One of those are the Khoi-San people of South Africa. The National Khoi-San Council of South Africa has been trying to get official recognition from the post-Apartheid government for nearly two decades.

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