Most of the Weriagar villagers live in the downstream river and the banks of the rivers that flow around the Weriagar district. They built stilt houses on the banks of the river because most of the land in the Weriagar village was tidal land. Weriagar community uses natural resources to meet their daily needs. The staple food of Weriagar villagers is sago. The majority of Weriagar villagers work as fishermen. Apart from fishermen, a small portion of the community is sago worker who is looking for sago trees for their food.

The majority of religion in the Weriagar district is Catholic and Islam. Residents in the Weriagar district, who usually live in groups in one village, inherit the religion of their ancestors. Most of the Weriagar Muslims are descendants of their Muslim ancestors. The presence of Islam in Papua is influenced by the existence of the spice trade route from the eastern part of Indonesia. The existence of the Islamic Kingdom of Ternate, Tidore and Bacan in the west of the island of Papua also spread Islam to the Papua region, especially the western coastal region of the island of Papua in the mid-15th century.