Originally posted on the Masalai blog:
(Presented today at the 5th Melanesian Festival of Arts & Culture Symposium, Holiday Inn)
Wabigep. Nape Wosik, which simply means in my father’s language of Arapesh along the West Coast of Sepik, Good Afternoon and Hope You are Well.
My name is Emmanuel Narokobi, I am half East Sepik Province from Wautogik Village in Dagua and half Morobe Province from…