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Pacific Islands Newspapers : West Papua

Historic Newspaper


Cover of the 'Tifa Irian/ Tifa Papua'



Historic through contemporary Newspaper: Tifa Irian/ Tifa Papua
Link to UH Voyager record
Online: No
Link: n/a
Dates of publication: 1983 (?) – 1999 (?) – 2004 (?)

Note: This paper was originally called Tifa Irian and was continued by Tifa Papua. It is in the Indonesian language. 

Indigenous Language Newspaper

Indigenous Language Newspaper
As of August 5, 2014 the Asia collection does not contain any newspapers in any West Papuan languages. 


Researching West Papua Newspapers

West Papua falls within a special category when it comes to Hamilton library. Even though the country is ethnically, culturally, and linguistically part the Pacific, broadly; and Papua New Guinea, specifically; because the country was colonized by the Dutch, and is currently occupied by Indonesia the works by, from, and about West Papua are located in the Asia collection. 


Key Word Searches:

West Papua newspapers

West Papua Periodicals 


Library of Congress Subject Headings:

Papua (Indonesia)--Periodicals.


Contemporary Newspaper

Current Newspaper:
Hamilton library’s Asia collection does not have any current newspapers from West Papua.