The Legacy Of Wertuer People (Warisan Warga Wertuer)
This episode is part of Divine Lights Of Eastern Indonesia (Pelita Illahi Dari Timur Indonesia) video series.
It is not widely known that people in Papua have embraced Islam since the XII century when the Yemen merchants came to Papua. Since then Islam gradually developed in Papua. This documentary series takes the audience to see how Islam grow despite many challenges in the most eastern part of Indonesia.
Compelling stories such as the arrival of Islam, the influence of nearby Tidore Islamic Kingdom as well as aculturation of Islam with the already existing animism in the outback Papua are told in this documentary series.