Video | “The Siddis: A Forgotten People”: UN in Action – Gujarat

United Nations – Gujarat in western India is home to more than 20,000 Siddis [Sidhi], 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.

Source: The Siddis: A Forgotten People, UN in Action: Episode #1511, 11 March, 2016
Address: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FmZsnevnG-o
Date Visited: Thu Jun 30 2016 16:03:25 GMT+0200 (CEST)

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