New Zealand pays billions as it confronts violent past and gives new hope to indigenous Maori

March 15, 2015 6:18 AM

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New Zealand pays billions as it confronts violent past and gives new hope to indigenous Maori

In this Feb. 5, 2015 photo, Maori canoeists march down the street in Waitangi, New Zealand, to mark the 175th anniversary of the signing of the country's founding document, the Treaty of Waitangi. Financial settlements made to Maori tribes under the provisions of the treaty are helping transform them into major economic players and are contributing to a broader cultural renaissance and improved prospects for Maori. (AP Photo/Nick Perry) (The Associated Press)

In this Feb. 6, 2015 photo, dancers twirl white "poi" balls as part of an indigenous Maori performance, in Waitangi, New Zealand, to mark the 175th anniversary of the signing of the country's founding document, the Treaty of Waitangi. Financial settlements made to Maori tribes under the provisions o...

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