Factors in maintaining indigenous knowledge among ethnic communities of Manus Island

  title={Factors in maintaining indigenous knowledge among ethnic communities of Manus Island},
  author={Ryan J. Case and Guido F Pauli and Djaja Djendoel Soejarto},
  journal={Economic Botany},
Factors in Maintaining Indigenous Knowledge among Ethnic Communities of Manus Island. Economic Botany 59(4):356-365, 2005. Despite the fact that Manus Province is the most geographically isolated province of Papua New Guinea, research shows that the acculturation process, common among minority indigenous groups around the globe, has had detrimental effects on maintaining knowledge and customs. Analysis of ethnobotanical knowledge among the indigenous population of Manus was undertaken in an… CONTINUE READING
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