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Damal
Indigenous Group Damal (Also known as: Uhunduni, Amung, Amung Kal, Amungme, Amuy, Enggipiloe, Hamung, Oehoendoeni)
Location Indonesia, Papua, Central highlands west of the Western Dani, east of Ekari, southeast of the source of the Kemandoga River, all around Puncak Jaya, northern and southern Carstens Mountains, Paniai Kabupaten, Ilaga and Beoga kecamatans
Estimated Population 14,000 (1991, SIL International)
Environment Forest, Highlands and Valleys
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Agriculture / Hunter / Gatherer / Paid Labor
Level of Assimilation Fairly Traditional
Language and
Language Family
Damal
Classification: Trans-New Guinea, Main Section, Central and Western, Wissel Lakes-Kemandoga, Uhunduni
Alternate names: Uhunduni, Amung, Amung Kal, Amungme, Amuy, Enggipiloe, Hamung, Oehoendoeni

Dialects: Damal, Amung, Amongme, Enggipilu. Related to Ekari, Moni, Wolani
Website URLs Ethnologue: Damal Language
Papuaweb - Damal
UNEP World Heritage Sites: Indonesia
Jakarta Post - Papuans reach peace accord to end bloody tribal conflict
West Papua New Guinea National Congress
Foreign Policy In Focus, Article: Violence in Papua The Role of Military Elements in Perpetuating Violence.
Foreign policy in Focus Violence in Papua
NGOs International NGO Forum on Indonesian Development
Free West Papua Movement
Down to Earth
Free West Papua - Australia
TAPOL, The Indonesian Human Rights Campaign
Pacific Concerns Resource Centre
Human Rights Watch

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