Guardian of Mollo’s Marble Mountain
Spearheading the women’s protest against mining companies, Aleta Kornelia Baun is now continuing her activism in politics. She hands out plant seeds during her campaigns.
Aleta Kornelia Baun
One night in the middle of 1996, Aleta Kornelia Baun was awoken from her sleep. She was told that a marble company had offered a reward for anyone who could kill Aleta that night. In the dark, Aleta grabbed her baby and ran into the woods. Hiding there for days, she was saved from an assassination attempt.
Now 52, Aleta was terrorized for leading a protest against marble mining in the area around Mount Mutis in East Nu...