Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 1992
This description of Zadrak Wamebu's work was prepared when Zadrak Wamebu was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1992.
Zadrak Wamebu, one of the Irianese people's first lawyers, is recording traditional law in writing for the first time and training indigenous leaders in both this law and the to-them foreign Indonesian law that has been used to strip them and their people of much of the island's relatively rich lands over the last generation.
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