The Siddis: A Forgotten People

The Siddis: A Forgotten People

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United Nations - Gujarat in western India is home to more than 20,000 Siddis, an ethnic group of African descent. But today, many live on the fringes of society in poverty. One young man is fighting to protect their unique heritage – as well as their close ties with the remaining Asiatic lions of the neighbouring Gir forest- by raising awareness of their culture through dance. UN in Action: Episode #1511 Script (Pdf): http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/unia15...

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