Arrows against the wind

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  • Describes the culture and traditional way of life of the Dani amd Asmat, indigenous peoples of West Papua (Irian Jaya), and the social, political and environmental upheaval they have endured since the beginning of Indonesian rule in 1963 and continue to endure due to Indonesia's use of tribal land for minerals extraction and the re-settlement of Indonesia's surplus population. Outlines their continuing struggle for social justice and self-determination.


  • Title from title frames.
  • Originally produced by: Land Beyond, ©1992; previously released in 1993.
  • In English and Papuan with English subtitles.
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