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Papua New Guinea / Rain Forest Land / Maisin Tribe #428329

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 24, 1999
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Collingwood Bay, Papua New Guinea: Gary Strieker) The tribal land fight in Papua New Guinea featured; scenes shown of the rain forest inhabited by the Maisin tribe. [Maisin elder Benson GEGEYO - promises to fight.] [Maisin landowner John Wesley VASO - says the forest is our livelihood.] The threat to the land from a development group which claims a lease on the land outlined. [Development company lawyer Greg SHEPPARD - talks about creating jobs.] [Maisin community leader Sylvester MOI - comments.]

Strieker, Gary;
Woodruff, Judy

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