Papua New Guinea has more languages than any other country on Earth, and is very culturally diverse. Custom and indigenous cultures are still often very strong. Urban life in PNG reflects the tensions between the old and the new, the indigenous and the global. This category includes sites that reflect the make up of the Papua New Guinea community: its people, its history, and resources and institutions that serve the people of Papua New Guinea.
Full text of the 1986 book by R. J. May on the Indonesia-Papua New Guinea border and West Papuan nationalism.
An informational site about the country, its culture and people.
Information about the living languages of the country including population, region, classification, dialects and alternate names.
An essay by A. D. Madden, focusing on the Kope People.
A contact site for the Kiap (past patrol officers) of Papua New Guinea.
Provides contact information for groups of women helping others.
An article by D. Bruce Yeats presented at the 1997 Waigani Seminar.
Transcript of a speech by John Waiko at the 1997 Waigani Seminar.
Information about past Morobe Province Shows, including agricultural displays and cultural performances.
PhD thesis on culture in Oksapmin, West Sepik Province: an aesthetic oneness of opposites.
A 1998 article by Kakak Kais on the Paliau Movement (cargo cult) of Madang Province.
A newsletter based on snippets of information from Papua New Guinea.
Dedicated to vernacular language development and translation of materials within the country of Papua New Guinea. Language materials for some of Papua New Guinea's many languages.
An article by Paul Yamngarpise Norman on the significance of drum signals in Maramba society, presented at the 1997 Waigani Seminar.
A novel by Wiri Yakaipoko.
Detailed description of Huli culture in Southern Highlands, including photos and vocabulary.
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