Historical Wai Ron Boat Revives Papuan Culture

by Papuan Voices [Jayapura} October 23, 2018

The historical Wai Ron boat recently arrived in Jayapura, Papua from the Biak island carrying a cultural group lead by artist and activist Denis Koibor. The Biak tribal ancestors used this boat to fight and capture slaves from the islands around Papua. The boat then headed towards the Samarai Island by the Milne Bay in Papua New Guinea where it will be part of the War Boat Festival.

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