Mapping home and hoping for recognition
The Jakarta Post
PREMIUM What is in a map? Borders, territory and more than that, recognition, especially for the Dayak communities whose lives depend on the natural forests, which the government sees as a potential revenue stream.Residents of Benua Tengah kampung in Kapuas Hulu are keen to map their own territory. Having occupied the land for generations, the Dayak Taman Embaloh tribe does not possess any documents suppo...