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Centralising and Integrating Data to Promote Indigenous Peoples Territories

Koha, Minahasa – The Indigenous Peoples Alliance of the Archipelago (AMAN) held a focussed yet relaxed workshop at the Yosep Wanua Koha Building, Minahasa Regency, on Wednesday 14 March 2018 to discuss its integrated data centre and monitoring system application, both of which will encourage the process of customary territory recognition and improve the work performance of both AMAN organisation and AMAN cadres. Guest speaker Idaman Andarmosoko, an information management

Wanua Koha: Agricultural Area and History

Wanua Koha, or Koha Village, is populated by indigenous communities of the Minahasa group known for their fertile agricultural areas. Wanua Koha is famous for producing palawija, which includes cloves, nutmeg, and coffee. Therefore, for indigenous peoples in Waua Koha, land forms an important part of their lives. Wanua Koha is also an important place for the history of the Minahasa group. Located on top of the hills, the village

Why is the Fifth National Working Meeting in Wanua Koha?   

  Wanua Koha, in the Mandolang Subdistrict, is one part of the Tobulu Pineleng indigenous community in Minahasa, North Sulawesi. Wanua Koha (or Koha village) has inherited the traditions of daily life in the Minahasan community. One tradition that still continues is Mapalus, the tradition of gotong-royong or mutual help. For Nedine Helena Sulu, who is also a member of the AMAN National Council and a member of Barisan Pemuda Adat Nusantara (AMAN’s indigenous youth wing organisation),

Fortress Moraya Location Celebration  Hari Kebangkitan Masyarakat Adat Nusantara 2018 and  19th Anniversary SAFE

Celebrations for the Indigenous Peoples’ Day of Resurrection (HKMAN) 2018 and the 19th anniversary of the Indigenous Peoples Alliance of the Archipelago (AMAN) will be held at Benteng Moraya, Tondano in North Sulawesi on March 17 2018. This location was chosen for the historic triumphs of the Minahasans against Dutch colonialists and their attempts to conquer Minahasa land a few centuries ago. Tondano is the capital of Minahasa District, a

Fifth AMAN National Working Meeting will be held in Wanua Koha

The National Working Meeting of the Fifth Congress of the Indigenous Peoples Alliance of the Archipelago will be held once more on 14-17 March 2018 in Wanua Koha, Minahasa District, North Sulawesi Province, with the theme “Strengthening the Organisation to Ensure the Fulfillment of Indigenous Peoples’ Rights by the State in realising political sovereignty, economic independence and cultural dignity.” The Fifth AMAN National Working Meeting (or Rakernas) is one of the decision-making mechanisms mandated by