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TED Releases Manu’s Talk on Indigenous Guardianship

TED Releases Manu’s Talk on Indigenous Guardianship Emmanuel (Manu) Peni, a passionate human rights activist, Coordinator of Project Sepik, an NGO based in Wewak, was one of five Indigenous Guardians of planet earth, selected to speak at TED Salon in New York City,...

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Papua New Guinea’s Sepik River communities file human rights complaint against Australian company PanAust over its proposed Gold-Copper mine

Papua New Guinea’s Sepik River communities file human rights complaint against Australian company PanAust over its proposed Gold-Copper mine

Today, 2,638 people from 64 villages along the Sepik River in Papua New Guinea have filed a complaint with the Australian Government against Brisbane-based PanAust Limited, for failing to obtain their consent to the proposed Frieda River Mine. If built, the mine would be the largest ever in Papua New Guinea and among the largest mines in the world

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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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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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