Alice Wedega


Alice Wedega born Alo Alo, Papua New Guinea August 20, 1905 (d. 1987). Peacemaker at home and N. Ireland; first woman legislator 1961; conscientious objector.


"Our people used to kill and eat men. . . The good spirit had spoken in the hearts of our people and taught them how to make enemies into friends." (Port Moresby, Feb. 1974, in Michael Henderson, All Her Paths Are Peace, p. 81, 1994; photo