By Catherine Scanlon, Warama Kurupel, and Kenneth Molem | 10 November 2020
The Ende tribe of Western Province, Papua New Guinea possess and make use of a huge trove of knowledge about the lowland forest, using a wide variety of plants for everything from fishing and hunting to making houses, clothes, tools, and toys.
This project aims to begin systematic documentation of Ende material knowledge through two related strands of research:
Catherine Scanlon, Graduate Student, Department of Linguistics, University of California Santa Barbara
Warama Kurupel, Chair, Ende Language Committee
Kenneth Molem, Senior Botanist, New Guinea Binatang Research Centre
Location of Research:
Limol village, Western Province, Papua New Guinea