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A "Light-Skinned" Papuan as an Indonesian

My grandpa told me that when I was a little boy, people would stare every time he took me out for a walk. He had the darker complexion of a native Papuan whereas I had the complexion of a typical Javanese. 1,789 more words

Sem Karoba: "Wantok System" Defines whether or not I am Really a Melanesian Person

Many Melanesian leaders and thinkers have been brainwashed to think that “Wantok System” is nepotism, and therefore Wantok System should be wiped out from Melanesian peoples in all aspects of life. 426 more words

Nepotism

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Hotel Maitai Lapita, Huahine, French Polynesia .]]>

Journal devoted to Melanesian Perspectives Vital

On Tuesday 6th of October the University of Goroko (UOG) launched a new journal called “The Journal of Melanesian Perspectives,” the main aim of the journal is to encourage academics, researchers and practitioners to conduct studies and publish papers mainly in the field of the humanities. 250 more words

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Hotel Maitai Lapita, Huahine, French Polynesia .]]>

Melanesia satu-satunya pirang hitam alami di dunia.

Melanesia adalah orang-orang pulau hitam di Pasifik Selatan yang bermigrasi ribuan tahun yang lalu, jauh sebelum orang kulit hitam yang datang ke Amerika sebagai budak. 346 more words