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New hope for Taiwan's aboriginal tribes

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 05:50
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Mr Talum (right) praying for good luck before going hunting with fellow tribesmen in the mountains of Taitung. Their sense of injustice revolves mainly around the loss of ancestral land right.

Taitung City, Taiwan

FOR Tama Talum of Taiwan's aboriginal Bunun mountain people, hunting is a way of life, integral to his tribal customs - but after his arrest for killing a deer and goat on land near his village, he fears those traditions will soon die out.

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