Colombia’s Amazon Games

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Published on August 19, 2017

At least 1,000 indigenous people traveled to Puerto Narino, a village on the Amazon River, to participate in the Colombian Amazon Games.

The competition included boat racing, swimming in piranha-infested waters, arching and blowpipe throwing.

This was all part of a collective effort to celebrate traditions that date back to pre-Columbian times.

Correspondent Toby Muse attended the Amazon Games and filed this report for Americas Now.

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