The communities in Morobe who are concerned about Wafi Golpu and communities in the Sepik are facing the same type of threat: the waste from an enormous copper and gold 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.
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.
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.