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Namatota Island: Local wisdom conserving nature

  • Children play at sunset at Namatota Island’s dock in Kaimana, West Papua. JP/Wendra Ajistyatama

    Children play at sunset at Namatota Island’s dock in Kaimana, West Papua. JP/Wendra Ajistyatama

  • People on a boat pass a pier on Namatota Island in Kaimana. JP/Wendra Ajistyatama

    People on a boat pass a pier on Namatota Island in Kaimana. JP/Wendra Ajistyatama

  • People of the Kamoro tribe feed a wild dolphin as part of local conservation efforts. They have named the dolphin Sima. JP/Wendra Ajistyatama

    People of the Kamoro tribe feed a wild dolphin as part of local conservation efforts. They have named the dolphin Sima. JP/Wendra Ajistyatama

  • A Namatota child is covered in sand after playing. JP/Wendra Ajistyatama

    A Namatota child is covered in sand after playing. JP/Wendra Ajistyatama

  • Children go to school on Namatota Island. JP/Wendra Ajistyatama

    Children go to school on Namatota Island. JP/Wendra Ajistyatama

  • Residents must climb 20 meters to the top of a valley to get a cell phone signal on the island. They have built a hut for the purpose called Signal House. JP/Wendra Ajistyatama

    Residents must climb 20 meters to the top of a valley to get a cell phone signal on the island. They have built a hut for the purpose called Signal House. JP/Wendra Ajistyatama

  • Dancers from Kampung Lakahia perform a traditional dance during the declaration of a conservation zone in waters off Namatota Island. JP/Wendra Ajistyatama

    Dancers from Kampung Lakahia perform a traditional dance during the declaration of a conservation zone in waters off Namatota Island. JP/Wendra Ajistyatama

  • People of the Kamoro tribe read a newspaper in Kampung Lakahia, Kaimana. JP/Wendra Ajistyatama

    People of the Kamoro tribe read a newspaper in Kampung Lakahia, Kaimana. JP/Wendra Ajistyatama

  • The island is seen from the water. JP/Wendra Ajistyatama

    The island is seen from the water. JP/Wendra Ajistyatama

  • Residents cross Triton's Gulf in a boat, the only mode of transportation available to reach the islands around Kaimana district. JP/Wendra Ajistyatama

    Residents cross Triton's Gulf in a boat, the only mode of transportation available to reach the islands around Kaimana district. JP/Wendra Ajistyatama

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