By Diana Glazebrook
This e-book deals one other body by which to view the development of the outrigger touchdown of forty three West Papuans in Australia in 2006. West Papuans have crossed barriers to hunt asylum given that 1962, frequently eastward into Papua New Guinea (PNG), and infrequently southward to Australia. among 1984–86, round 11,000 humans crossed into PNG looking asylum. After the govt of PNG acceded to the United international locations conference and Protocol in relation 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 offers an ethnography of that cost according to the author’s fieldwork performed in 1998–99.
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Extra resources for Permissive Residents: West Papuan Refugees Living in Papua New Guinea
The Dutch have a role to play. ’ Extending the family trope further, Luther claimed the Dutch had behaved towards West Papuans not as equal adults, but as children in relation to their adult selves. It was a racially based, hierarchical distinction that saw West Papuans treated differently from other peoples of the Empire. The Dutch differentiated themselves from Papuans. Restaurants were set aside for Dutch and Indo [mixed Indonesian–Dutch] people. Primary and secondary schools were set aside.
Church times were differentiated. Dutch attended church services in the afternoon and evenings, Papuans in the morning. Papuans knew for themselves they were not Dutch people, it became custom for Papuans to attend morning church. In the cinema, Dutch time meant Papuans could not attend. There were buses for Papuans, buses for the Dutch. During this time, the Protestant missions employed Ambonese and the Roman Catholics employed Kai people from Maluku as teachers, missionary assistants and lay preachers.
See T. Shiraishi, ‘The phantom world of Digoel’, Indonesia, 61, 1996, pp. 93–118; R. Mrazek, ‘Sjahrir at Boven Digul: reflections on exile in the Dutch East Indies’, In D. S. Lev and R. McVey (eds) Making Indonesia, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, 1996, pp. 41–65. 5 Chris Ballard, ‘Blanks in the writing: possible histories for West New Guinea’, Journal of Pacific History, 34, 2, 1999, pp. 149–55. 6 Nonie Sharp, The Morning Star in Papua Barat, Arena Publications, North Carlton, Australia, 1994, p.