SUPREME SUKUNDIMI DECLARATION

The collective voice of 28 Haus Tambarans of the Sepik River, issue this
Declaration under the powers of the Supreme Sukundimi, the River God:
that the Frieda River Mine is banned

 

The Supreme Sukundimi, the traditional clan leaders of 28 Haus Tambarans along more than 1,000 kilometres of the Sepik River, have unanimously proclaimed the Supreme Sukundimi Declaration, calling for a total ban on the proposed Frieda River mine.

The Supreme Sukundimi are the Guardians and Custodians of the Land, River and Lakes, and on all matters of river life in the Sepik region.

They emphatically accept their call and duty to represent all generations – past, present and future – and all the spirits of the Sepik.

The Supreme Sukundimi represent approximately 78,000 people across 25 villages from Swagap in Upper Sepik near the Frieda River to Kopar at the mouth of the Sepik River.

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