Patrisius Sanene is an indigenous journalist from the Mentawai Islands, West Sumatra. Patrisius started his career as a journalist in 2010 for the “Pualingguobat Tabloid” in the Mentawai Islands, which turned into an online media platform In 2018, Patrisius was also a photo contributor for LKBN Antara (State-owned news agency) in the West Sumatra region. In 2021, Patrisius received a story grant from Internews' Earth Journalism Network to report on the impacts of legal recognition and industrialization on the Mentawai indigenous communities and their environment.