Index
Page references in italics indicate maps and figures; those followed by “n” indicate
endnotes.
Act of Free Choice, 36, 200, 202–3, 245
n. 20
Alam (super- nature), 99–100, 113, 118,
257 n. 29
Alter- globalization, 17. See also Worlds
Anderson, Benedict, 16–17, 23, 56, 179,
239 n. 78. See also Nationalism
Anggaibak, Agus, Timika and, 148–50
Apocalypse: Danilyn Rutherford on,
247 n. 62; Joel Robbins on, 233 n. 33;
messianic thought and, 44, 246
n. 39
Appadurai, Arjun, on extreme violence,
116
Arbitrary detentions, 50, 68, 110, 198–
99, 253 n. 80; Fbi and, 167–68
Articulation theory, 68–69; indigenous
articulations, 231 n. 16
Ashcroft, John, 142
Awom, Melkianus, xvii; hideout of,
182–93; Indonesian security forces
and, 188–89
Ballard, Chris: on terror, 264 n. 6; on
West Papua literature, 228 n. 9
Banyans, 55–56; biology of, 60–61, 68;
subversive engagement and, 57–79
Barad, Karen, on entanglement, 230
n. 13
Bateson, Gregory: on anti- climactic
plateaus, 76–78; Indonesian nation-
alism and, 253 n. 92
Benjamin, Walter, on divine violence,
246 n. 45. See also Messianism
Beyond Petroleum (bP), 105–6, 108–9,
130–33, 216–18; funding of the mer-
deka movement, 74–75; greenhouse
gas emissions of 107, 111. See also
Liquid Natural Gas (Lng)
Biak, ix, x, 41, 111; flag raising in,
40–46; massacre in, 46–50. See also
Itchy Old Man
Biden, Joseph, 142–43
Bintuni, 104–6, 106, 111
Bricolage, 211, 219, 280 n. 30
Brimob (mobile brigade) police, 109–
14, 115
Burridge, Kenelm: on cargo, 233 n. 32;
on material and spiritual rewards,
249 n. 21; on secular faith, 241 n. 15
Bush, George W.: freedom and, 15–16,
202; as messianic figure, 205–6
Cannibalism, 36, 225 n. 4, 231 n. 20,
262 n. 96
Capitalism, 83–89, 104–9, 178–80,
210–18, 220; blocked by collaborative
action, 212–14; indigenous figures of
11–12, 176
Cargo, 11, 218, 232 n. 32, 280 n. 25;
Kenelm Burridge on, 249 n. 21
Chatterjee, Partha: on imagined com-
munities, 179, 238 n. 70; on postcolo-
nial agents of imperialism, 77,
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