Organization - NOKEN PAPUA FOUNDATION

NOKEN PAPUA FOUNDATION
Basic Information
English NOKEN PAPUA FOUNDATION
Local language YAYASAN NOKEN PAPUA
Country Indonesia
Category Museum Educational Institution General NGO
Domain Oral Traditions and Expressions
Social Practices, Rituals and Festive Events
Traditional Craftsmanship
Function Research
Identification
Documentation
Education and Training
Promotion
Revitalization
Established year 2013. Accredited by the Ministry of Law and Human Rights in 2015.
Objectives

Noken Papua Foundation was established to preserve noken multifunctional knotted or woven bags and other handcrafts of Papua people. The main objective is the Nokens Papua World Heritage Movement, a joint action between Papua indigenous people and all of the people in Papua. Noken was inscribed on the list in need of urgent of safeguarding in 2012, and needs to be protected and developed into a noken movement. Papua people all together must revive it from each individual to his or her family, neighbors, society, community, and tribe. This element starts with the nursery, planting, and cultivation of noken raw materials, as well as its utilization.

Introduction

The Noken Museum in Jayapura, Papua Province, holds collections that show the processes of preservation, protection, development, and utilization of the materials. The Noken Museum is a place for preserving culture as a philosophy of life, with the vision and mission of passion for development and protection.

Major Activities

Papua Noken Foundation’s activities consist of various activities, which focus especially on safeguarding noken life culture. They are as follows:

  • Planning the construction of the museum as a forum for Papua community noken activities.
  • Presenting and introducing the values contained in noken to the general public.
  • Providing a place to build a communication network among Noken societies.
  • Promoting and marketing the Noken Museum as an integrated tourist attraction.
Contact Information (Organization)
Website
Address Jalan Raya Abe-Sentani KM 17.8 Waena Jayapura, Papua Province
Tel +62-85282-599929
Fax
E-mail museumnoken@yahoo.com

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