Culture

The Uniqueness of Papuan Traditional Houses

Home is where the heart is. This quote also applies to the people of Papua. For the Papuan people, nature is their home. There are many Papuan tribes which inhabit this magnificent and abundant land. All of them live with close relationship with the nature and their traditions. Although they live separately, they have a unique commonality, which are the Papuan traditional houses called Honai and Millipede. Besides the the unique characteristics of the Papuan traditional houses, it also have…

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Indigenous Woodcraft from Papua

People who live in Papua are blessed for having abundant resources of natural potentials to harness. Moreover, they are well-known for their skills and creativity to create excellent pieces of arts and handcrafts. One of their well-known indigenous handcraft from Papua, is the handcraft that uses wood as the main material. Using wood, they can create many handcrafts such as unique hats, bags, paintings, sculptures, and many more. The indigenous handcraft from Papua has a fairly high economic value.  …

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