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By Diana Glazebrook

This ebook bargains one other body in which to view the development of the outrigger touchdown of forty three West Papuans in Australia in 2006. West Papuans have crossed limitations to hunt asylum due to the fact 1962, frequently eastward into Papua New Guinea (PNG), and sometimes southward to Australia. among 1984–86, round 11,000 humans crossed into PNG looking asylum. After the govt of PNG acceded to the United countries conference and Protocol with regards to the prestige of Refugees, West Papuans have been relocated from casual camps at the overseas border to a unmarried inland situation referred to as East Awin. This quantity presents an ethnography of that cost in line with the author’s fieldwork conducted in 1998–99.

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31. 23 Malkki, p. 244. 24 Malkki, p. 257; Anderson, p. 136. 25 Mote and Rutherford. 26 Mote and Rutherford, p. 124. 27 Rosenau in Appadurai, p. 151. 28 Rosenau in Appadurai, pp. 152–3. 29 Appadurai, p. 164. 30 Chapter 2 Culture as the conscious object of performance I stumbled across Arnold Ap in Benedict Anderson’s book Imagined communities while reading for an undergraduate course in nationalism. 1 In 1997, 13 years after Ap’s death, I visited the Cenderawasih Museum. It was in a parlous state.

The museum was deserted except for one other visitor, a big-haired man from Biak. In the second gallery he and I followed each other from one glass cabinet to the next without speaking. Two weeks later I flew to Wamena in the highlands of Irian Jaya, and booked into a church guesthouse. By chance on a windswept breezeway between the bedrooms and amenities block, I ran into the Biak visitor from the museum. In spite of the roaring highland winds that would have drowned out any speech, he answered my questions in a voice that was barely audible.

The ‘naturalness’ of the Dutch parent manifest in the expression of unselfish love contrasts Indonesia as a neglectful adoptive parent. In spite of adoption, the child’s condition remains pitifully homeless. Yet the obligation of the first parent is not ignored either. During 1998 when a referendum for East Timor was being mooted, Luther stressed to me that the Dutch like Portugal must be responsible. He said: ‘Now the Dutch must be responsible. Although Indonesia may grant independence [to West Papua], the Dutch must be present.

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