More of Colombia's indigenous peoples are speaking their native languages than at in any time in recent memory.

Thanks to a two-decades old change in education policy that ended a prohibition on teaching Indian languages, indigenous communities have become increasingly confident about speaking their own languages.

Indigenous organisations estimate that 80 per cent of the country's 1.4 million Indians speak a native language - up from around 60 per cent three decades ago.

Al Jazeera's Toby Muse has more from Bogota.

Source: Al Jazeera