6,000 Indigenous Peoples of the Archipelago to be Present in Papua

goodmorningpapua.com – Around 6,000 participants from 3,000 indigenous peoples throughout Indonesia ranging from Sumatra, Java, Kalimantan, Sulawesi, Bali to Nusa Tenggara, will be present in Papua Province, to attend the implementation of the Nusantara VI indigenous congress in Jayapura Regency on October, 24-29 2022.

During the Nusantara VI indigenous congress, they will live in homes and mingle with indigenous peoples in Jayapura Regency.

Jayapura Regent as well as Chairman of the Organizing Committee for the Nusantara VI Indigenous Community Congress, Mathius Awoitouw on the sidelines of the Papua Province Toraja Family Association (IKT) at the Grand Talent Hotel, Jayapura City, Wednesday (4/5/2022) said, Congress Nusantara Indigenous Peoples, held by the Nusantara Indigenous Peoples Alliance (AMAN) or The Alliance of Indigenous People of the Archipelago based in the Central Office in Jakarta.

The Nusantara Indigenous Congress is held every five years. Five years ago, the Nusantara Indigenous People Congress in Medan, North Sumatra Province.

Awoitauw said, the Nusantara V Indigenous Congress decided the Nusantara VI indigenous congress in Papua.

“And the Tabi region is the host. Incidentally safe appointed me as chairman of the Congress organizing committee, “he said.

It is said, his party will soon hold a road show to districts/cities throughout Papua.

Previously, his party had held socialization for all Tabi Indigenous Peoples and the West Papua Provincial Government in Manokwari, some time ago.

For him, the indigenous peoples in the Tabi region, when the socialization is very enthusiastic, to accept their brothers from various regions in Indonesia, “he said.

Just to note, a Secretary General Aman Rukka Sombolinggi is a woman from Toraja.

“She is an extraordinary woman. As Toraja people we must be proud that Toraja people, not only attend talking about indigenous people at the national level. But also at the international level representing Indonesia, “said Awoitouw, greeted by the applause of Toraja residents and the archipelago community in Jayapura City in the Raker.

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