the conflicting laws, and also the conservation so far that has been very much dominated by nonindigenous paradigm that has also become the paradigm of the government,' said Rukka Sombolinggi, secretary-general of Aliansi Masyarakat Adat Nusantara
(Aman), or the Indigenous Peoples Alliance of the Archipelago.
In Indonesia, in 1999, the internationally funded organization Aliansi Masyarakat Adat Nusantara
(AMAN, Alliance of Indigenous Peoples of the Archipelago) was founded.
In 1999, after Suharto's fall, Nabadan organized a congress that launched Aliansi Masyarakat Adat Nusantara
(Aman), or the Indigenous Peoples Alliance of the Archipelago, a mass-based organization that today has more than 115 local chapters and 21 regional chapters throughout the country's 34 provinces.