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Papuan tribes fear sacrifice of sago forests that stave off hunger

Aug 19 2020

BALI, Indonesia (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Housewife Kristina 'Katy' Wambon rarely serves rice for breakfast. Her people, the Mandobo of Indonesia's Papua province, still follow an ancient tradition of eating sago, harvested from local palm trees, once or twice a day.

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