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Paul James, Yaso Nadarajah, Karen Haive, and Victoria Stead

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780824835880

Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: November 2016

DOI: 10.21313/hawaii/9780824835880.001.0001

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Remote Communities

Remote Communities

Chapter:
(p.180) Chapter 6 Remote Communities
Source:
Sustainable Communities, Sustainable Development
Author(s):

Paul James

Yaso Nadarajah

Karen Haive

Victoria Stead

Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824835880.003.0006

This chapter describes the remote community in Madang Province: the Wisini Group of Villages. The place is located near the Biaru and the Wisini Rivers, within the Wau rural local-level government mandated region of Bulolo District. It is composed of four main villages of Wisini Ward—Kassangare, Tauroro, Wisini, and Ilabu—and a loose network of other villages that are scattered along the Ono, Waria, and Biaru Rivers. Since early 1992 these villages have begun to work together as a collective, driven in many parts by the Pariet mobilization project. The chapter also discusses the Omarakana and Kiriwina Island in Milne Bay Province.

Keywords:   Madang Province, Wisini Group of Villages, Pariet mobilization, Kassangare, Tauroro, Ilabu

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