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Wandamen
Indigenous Group Wandamen (Also known as: Wandamen-Windesi, Windesi, Windessi, Bintuni, Bentuni, Bentoeni, Wamesa)
Location Indonesia, West Papua, Manokwari district, Wasior sub-district, west Cenderawasih Bay along Wandamen Bay extending west to east end of Bintuni Bay
Estimated Population 500 (1993, SIL International)
Environment Coastal /Rainforest and /Highlands
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Agriculture / Fishing / Hunter / Gatherer
Level of Assimilation Fairly Traditional
Language and
Language Family
Wandamen
Classification: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern, Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, South Halmahera-West New Guinea, West New Guinea, Cenderawasih Bay, Yapen, Central-Western
Alternate names: Wandamen-Windesi, Windesi, Windessi, Bintuni, Bentuni, Bentoeni, Wamesa

Dialects: Windesi, Bintuni, Wamesa, Wasior, Ambumi, Dasener, Aibondeni
Website URLs Wandamen Kinship Terminology
Ethnologue
Rosetta Project - Wandamen
Papuaweb - Bulletin of Irian Jaya (p.47 - summary in English)
BP and the Tangguh test - Bintuni Bay
Tangguh - ignoring the reality
Irian Jaya
NGOs JATAM Mining Advocacy Network - The Tangguh LNG Project (p.35-46)
Down to Earth
Amnesty International
Earth Island
Australian West Papua Association
TAPOL, The Indonesian Human Rights Campaign
Minority Rights Group International
Free West Papua Movement
Free West Papua - Australia
Eco-Action, Solidarity South Pacific
Global IDP Project

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