Obama on West-Melanesia

Source: Wired.com / ‘The Audacity of Hope’ 2006


Most Indonesians are of Malay stock and live on the larger islands of Java, Sumatra, Kalimantan, Sulawesi and Bali. On the far eastern islands like Ambon and the Indonesian portion of New Guinea the people are, in varying degrees, of Melanesian ancestry.

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