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Indigenous people compete to preserve traditional way of life

Video. Panama: Indigenous people compete to preserve traditional way of life

Climaco Dogirama says he wanted to honour his grandfather when he took part in the spear-throwing competition at Panama's Indigenous Ancestral Games, which seek to preserve age-old customs. Dogirama, from the Embera community, is one of 250 competitors from Panama's seven recognised Indigenous ethnicities taking part in traditional athletic feats at the Games.

Climaco Dogirama says he wanted to honour his grandfather when he took part in the spear-throwing competition at Panama's Indigenous Ancestral Games, which seek to preserve age-old customs. Dogirama, from the Embera community, is one of 250 competitors from Panama's seven recognised Indigenous ethnicities taking part in traditional athletic feats at the Games.

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