Oaxaca's Young Female Basketball Players Defy Violence and Poverty
Rachel Levin - Al Jazeera
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August 13, 2014

Young girls from Triqui defy violence and poverty to make a name for themselves and the town on basketball courts. (Al Jazeera)

Basketball is an obsession here in the highlands of Oaxaca Mexico where the Triqui community calls home. For decades the community has suffered through violence, poverty and discrimination. But young girls from the indegenous Tricki tribe in Oaxaca believe the game can help change their lives for the better.

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