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Brazil tribes face off for Indigenous Games

As South American country gears up for the World Cup and Olympics, traditional sport proves the most colourful.

    Tribes from Brazil's indigenous population of more than 800,000 people gather for their version of the Olympic Games every year.

    The 12th Indigenous Games features traditional sports including bow and arrow, blow darts and wrestling,as well as the modern national passion of football.

    Al Jazeera's Gabriel Elizondo reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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