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October 15, 1999
Through the Congress and subsequent events, indigenous peoples have presented their demands to government officials, political parties and the National Human Rights Commission.
October 14, 1999
As over 200 participants of the first Indigenous People's Congress in Indonesia prepared to leave Jakarta, they were asked to express their thoughts on the event.
October 14, 1999
Logistically and tactically, the Indigenous Peoples' Congress was a tremendous achievement.....
October 14, 1999
The Indigenous Peoples' Congress was held only a few weeks after one hundred West Papuan representatives came to Jakarta as part of a long-awaited 'National Dialogue' to discuss the future of their homeland.
October 14, 1999
Although only 20 of the 208 Congress delegates were women, this small contingent made a much greater impact than these numbers suggest.
October 14, 1999
The indigeous coastal communities of Aceh have a well-developed traditional system to manage and protect their coastal and marine resources....
October 14, 1999