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Category — Cultural Preservation

Kongara Manee Resource Centre Video Part 1

This is a video Part 1 of the Manee Resource Center in Bougainville. I visited in November 2010.
High up in the hills of Kongara, overlooking Kieta and Arawa is The Manee Resource Centre, a brilliant project in the middle of the Kongara mountain forests being built for the preservation of certain old traditional knowledge of people in this area. It is entirely self funded. You can read the article here http://www.myamazingparadise.com/?p=328&lang=en-us#more-328
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April 6, 2011   No Comments

Bougainville: Pidia Kids and Culture Dance Video

The people of Pidia, in Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New Guinea really believe in passing on their culture and knowledge to the younger generation. I shot this video in November, 2010 during a village stay there. Hit the read more button and enjoy the video [Read more →]

February 13, 2011   1 Comment

Pidia Village – One Night in a Village in Bougainville

“ When you are travelling in the canoe at night, you have to slap the side of the canoe with the paddle every time you bring it out of the water, so the dugongs know that you are approaching,” the young man explained to me.

Mother & Child at Pidia Village

Mother & Child at Pidia Village

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January 6, 2011   No Comments

The Amazing Cultural Gem in Bougainville; the Manee Resource Centre

Bougainville: High up in the hills of Kongara, overlooking Kieta and Arawa is an amazing idea, just waiting for the intrepid traveler too stumble upon.

The Manee Resource Centre

The Manee Resource Centre. More images at the bottom of this post

The Manee Resource Center is a brilliant project in the middle of the Kongara mountain forests being built for the preservation of certain old traditional knowledge of people in this area. It is entirely self funded.

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December 17, 2010   8 Comments