August 9, 2017

An Embera indigenous woman sits with her son March 18 outside their home in Quibdo, Colombia. (CNS / EPA / Leonardo Munoz)

"Ultimately, indigenous politicians want the world community to realize that to live in peace is to share the world together by accommodating each other, rather than assimilating the weaker."

—Ulia Gosart, in "Celebrating indigenous peoples and how they gained a voice on the world stage." Aug. 9 is the United Nations' International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples.

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