Can Environmental Rights Include Indigenous Traditions?

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Taiwan's Supreme Court overturned a guilty verdict for an Indigenous man who hunted protected animal species in Taiwan to make food for his sick mother.

On this episode of Zoom In Zoom Out, TaiwanPlus reporter Tiffany Wong speaks to Wasiq Silan, assistant professor of Indigenous Studies at National Dong Hwa University. We first zoom in on the perceived opposition between Indigenous rights and environmental protection, then zoom out to understand the issue of Indigenous elder care.