Alaskan teen activist encourages youth to speak up for human rights

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An American teenager is using his voice to raise awareness of how climate change is having an impact on his small indigenous village of Akiak, Alaska.

Carl Smith, 17, spoke to Dianne Penn prior to travelling to New York to participate in a panel discussion for Human Rights Day, which this year focuses on youth activism.

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