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Forgotten Bird of Paradise (full version) - undercover West Papua documentary
Forgotten Bird of Paradise (full version) - undercover West Papua documentary
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Papuan people in Nexus International School Malaysia
Papuan people in Nexus International School Malaysia
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Black and White of Papuan People
Black and White of Papuan People
::2011/11/11::
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New Guinea Cannibals meets white people first time NEW
New Guinea Cannibals meets white people first time NEW
::2013/10/22::
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The Third Papuan People
The Third Papuan People's Congress
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A Face to Communicate & the Beami People (Papua New Guinea)
A Face to Communicate & the Beami People (Papua New Guinea)
::2007/06/09::
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Argus - West papuan People
Argus - West papuan People
::2013/01/24::
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Dani Tribe - Papua- New Guinea
Dani Tribe - Papua- New Guinea
::2011/06/06::
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West Papuan People Sing Indonesian National Anthem
West Papuan People Sing Indonesian National Anthem
::2013/02/25::
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West Papuan people
West Papuan people's struggle for independence there is nothing preventing
::2011/10/11::
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Ambassadors of the Jungle (full documentary)
Ambassadors of the Jungle (full documentary)
::2013/08/12::
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West Papua National Autority (WPNA) Exec President Walking with the Papuan People
West Papua National Autority (WPNA) Exec President Walking with the Papuan People
::2011/10/24::
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Eyewitness View of Attack on the Papuan Peoples Congress
Eyewitness View of Attack on the Papuan Peoples Congress
::2011/10/28::
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We stand with Israel - Papuan people loves Israel
We stand with Israel - Papuan people loves Israel
::2014/08/26::
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Aftermath of the Third West Papuan People
Aftermath of the Third West Papuan People's Congress.mov
::2011/11/12::
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Video  Homosexualität der Eingeborenen - Papua-Neuguinea
Video Homosexualität der Eingeborenen - Papua-Neuguinea
::2011/04/06::
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Thousands of West Papuan People in Jayapura fully support of the launch IPWP insects in Netherland
Thousands of West Papuan People in Jayapura fully support of the launch IPWP insects in Netherland
::2012/04/02::
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Safe Cities: Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea 2012
Safe Cities: Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea 2012
::2012/08/23::
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Indonesian police and military brutal crackdown at West Papua Peoples Congress, October 2011
Indonesian police and military brutal crackdown at West Papua Peoples Congress, October 2011
::2011/11/10::
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Indonesia Soldier Stop Torturing West Papuan People xvid 001
Indonesia Soldier Stop Torturing West Papuan People xvid 001
::2010/11/07::
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West Papuan People (KNPB) in Jakarta demand Referendum (14/11/2011)
West Papuan People (KNPB) in Jakarta demand Referendum (14/11/2011)
::2011/11/14::
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West Papua: the forgotten people
West Papua: the forgotten people
::2008/03/20::
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Free West Papua, Papuan leader is democratically elected by Papuan people
Free West Papua, Papuan leader is democratically elected by Papuan people
::2013/05/13::
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West Papuan People (KNPB) in Jakarta demand Referendum (14/11/11)
West Papuan People (KNPB) in Jakarta demand Referendum (14/11/11)
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SBS News - Raw vision of brutal West Papua crackdown
SBS News - Raw vision of brutal West Papua crackdown
::2011/11/10::
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Village People - Chimbu, Papua New Guinea
Village People - Chimbu, Papua New Guinea
::2012/08/21::
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One People, One Soul ... Free Papua!!
One People, One Soul ... Free Papua!!
::2012/06/08::
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Free West Papua, 140 Papuan people who live for years in Papua New Guinea voluntarily repatriated to
Free West Papua, 140 Papuan people who live for years in Papua New Guinea voluntarily repatriated to
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West Papua National Committee (WPNC) and West Papuan People
West Papua National Committee (WPNC) and West Papuan People
::2013/07/05::
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West Papuan People refute Papuan Congress 3rd.wmv
West Papuan People refute Papuan Congress 3rd.wmv
::2011/10/12::
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The OPM March in Papuan People Congress 2011.wmv
The OPM March in Papuan People Congress 2011.wmv
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Free West Papua, 300 Papua people dance to celebrate 50 years integration to the Republic Indonesia)
Free West Papua, 300 Papua people dance to celebrate 50 years integration to the Republic Indonesia)
::2013/05/15::
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Papuans concerned over renewed US-Indonesia military ties
Papuans concerned over renewed US-Indonesia military ties
::2010/07/30::
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Al Jazeera report on Indonesian military violence against West Papuan civilians at Peoples Congress
Al Jazeera report on Indonesian military violence against West Papuan civilians at Peoples Congress
::2011/10/28::
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Papua AIDS - PNG
Papua AIDS - PNG
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Indonesian torture West Papuan
Indonesian torture West Papuan's in 'Irian Jaya'. BRUTAL dont watch if easily upset
::2010/10/20::
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The Asmat Tribe of West Papua
The Asmat Tribe of West Papua
::2010/11/26::
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Free West Papua, Papuans people commemorate 50 years anniversary integration to Republic Indonesia)
Free West Papua, Papuans people commemorate 50 years anniversary integration to Republic Indonesia)
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George Telek - West Papua
George Telek - West Papua
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Reminder To: Dutch Parlementarians for a Free West Papua (01 Dec 2011 )
Reminder To: Dutch Parlementarians for a Free West Papua (01 Dec 2011 )
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Inside the Violent Struggle for West Papuan Independence
Inside the Violent Struggle for West Papuan Independence
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Day of Mourning for West Papuan Peoples Join the Carnival of Dirt   A Funeral Procession  Part 2  xvid
Day of Mourning for West Papuan Peoples Join the Carnival of Dirt A Funeral Procession Part 2 xvid
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ACHEH, WEST PAPUAN, SOUTH MOLUCCAS Demo Before The UN Building, Geneva, Switzerland 14 March 2014
ACHEH, WEST PAPUAN, SOUTH MOLUCCAS Demo Before The UN Building, Geneva, Switzerland 14 March 2014
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West Papua - The secret war in Asia
West Papua - The secret war in Asia
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Third World - Revolutionary People (Free West Papua video by New Guinea Rebel)
Third World - Revolutionary People (Free West Papua video by New Guinea Rebel)
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The Huli Wigmen of Papua New Guinea Dance and Sing
The Huli Wigmen of Papua New Guinea Dance and Sing
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Tribe meets white man for the first time 1/3 (with narration)
Tribe meets white man for the first time 1/3 (with narration)
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Raising West Papua
Raising West Papua
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Tribe meets white man for the first time (original)
Tribe meets white man for the first time (original)
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West Papua Highlands: Sounds of Freedom
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Papuan people
Papua New Guinea Mt Hagen (5987282726).jpg
Group of Papuans in Mt. Hagen.
Regions with significant populations
New Guinea (Papua New Guinea and West Papua (region), Indonesia)
Languages
Trans–New Guinea languages, Papuan languages
Religion
Christianity, Islam, Animism, Dynamism (metaphysics), Totemism
Related ethnic groups
Melanesians

Papuan is an umbrella term for the various indigenous peoples of New Guinea and neighbouring islands, speakers of the Papuan languages. They are often distinguished ethnically and linguistically from Austronesians, speakers of a language family introduced into New Guinea about three thousand years ago.

Genetics[edit]

Illustration of 1884.

In a 2005 study of ASPM gene variants, Mekel-Bobrov et al. found that the Papuan people have among the highest rate of the newly evolved ASPM haplogroup D, at 59.4% occurrence of the approximately 6,000-year-old allele.[1] While it is not yet known exactly what selective advantage is provided by this gene variant, the haplogroup D allele is thought to be positively selected in populations and to confer some substantial advantage that has caused its frequency to rapidly increase.

According to various studies, Papuan people, other Melanesians, and Aboriginal Australians are the only known modern humans whose prehistoric ancestors interbred with the Denisova hominin, with whom they share 3–5% of their genome.[2][3]

Papuan ethnic groups[edit]

Indonesia territory[edit]

Papua New Guinea territory[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ongoing Adaptive Evolution of ASPM, a Brain Size Determinant in Homo sapiens", Science, 9 September 2005: Vol. 309. no. 5741, pp. 1720–1722.
  2. ^ Carl Zimmer (22 December 2010). "Denisovans Were Neanderthals' Cousins, DNA Analysis Reveals". NYTimes.com. Retrieved 22 December 2010. 
  3. ^ "About 3% to 5% of the DNA of people from Melanesia (islands in the southwest Pacific Ocean), Australia and New Guinea as well as aboriginal people from the Philippines comes from the Denisovans." Oldest human DNA found in Spain --Elizabeth Landau's interview of Svante Paabo, accessdate=2013-12-10
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