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Dismantling the Frieda Mine

Dismantling the Frieda Mine

The united nations, tribes and clans of Avisak assembled to ensure that growing voice is not drowned.  We the united nations of the length and breadth of Avisak are now the voice.   That voice has become our voice, it became us, and it became Project Sepik.

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Supreme Sukundimi Follow Up Workshop

Supreme Sukundimi Follow Up Workshop

Sukundimi em spirit bilong yatmul culture lo Sepik wara. Olgeta narapela culture tu igat ol spirit bilong ol yet.  Ol dispela spirit helpim long story long stap-sindaun na laip bilong mipela long Melanesia.

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Sukundimi Tribesman: Guardian of the Mighty Sepik River

Sukundimi Tribesman: Guardian of the Mighty Sepik River

The mighty Sepik River has existed since the dawn of time, twisting and turning, forming a wide belt of active meanders and fish populated great lakes, depositing vast amounts of fresh water into the ocean. The banks of the river are adorned with lianas, sago palms, and pandanus.

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Lukautim Sepik Wara

Lukautim Sepik Wara

The Project Sepik team was part of the 2020 Sepik Culture and Agriculture show highlighting the threat of the proposed Frieda River mine on the Sepik river, its peoples’ and culture.

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SAVE THE SEPIK CAMPAIGN

LIFE ON THE SEPIK

The Sepik region is one of the most culturally and biodiverse areas on the planet

FRIEDA MINE

Frieda River mine project one of the largest known copper and gold deposits in the world

WORLD HERITAGE

Nominating the Sepik regions rich cultural heritage for World Heritage listing

TAKE ACTION

Show your solidarity by taking action to call for the Rejection of the Frieda River mine

‘ The people of Sepik River are not going to meet PanAust halfway. The people are not going to sit and listen quietly to PanAust, while the company tells them what PanAust plans to do. PanAust needs to listen to the people of the Sepik River. If they don’t, the mine will destroy the Sepik River, and it will destroy our lives along with it. ’

Emmanuel Peni, Project Sepik

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