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Nonviolent Struggle in West Papua - Herman Wainggai

This center explores nonviolent resistance to a repressive, colonizing government, focusing on views expressed by the people of West Papua.

West Papua is a land with around 300 different languages and is home to ancient cultures including the oldest cultivating society in history. 352 more words



Sailors of Melanesia in the Pacific Ocean, 1846

West Papua Army Condemns Racist Statement by Colonial Police in Java, Indonesia

Gen. Amunggut Tabi says such a statement clearly indicates Indonesian people the Nazi of this era. Not many people in the world realize this. The Indonesian government have long practiced apartheid in West Papua and across Indonesia. 82 more words


Where Is Oceania? 4 Things to Know About This Remote Corner of the Globe


Where Is Oceania? 4 Things to Know About This Remote Corner of the Globe

Jul 29, 2019

Have you heard of Oceania? 739 more words


Can we put the pieces together?

As a Nesian girl/woman, majority of us are raised to learn how to fend not only for yourself but for your future family. We are prepped to know how to look after a household before anything, whether purposely or naturally. 610 more words


Coming out of the shell... Melanesian approaches to environmentalism and Decolonising Conservation

I took this photo exactly one year ago today on the East shore of Buka Island, Bougainville, Papua New Guinea. I also recently wrote an Anthropology essay on the experience, a significantly modified version of which I have added below. 1,780 more words