Kaimana

In Lobo village, Triton bay, Kaimana district, there is a monument “fort da bus” which marks the postal administration of the Dutch East Indies (Dutch colony) built in 1828. The fortress was abandoned in 1835 when the outbreak of malaria killed most of the Dutch army.

In an island called Venu become to place the survival of sea turtles lay their eggs remain intact until now. Uniquely, Kaimana’s coastal communities preserve hereditary their nature with the application of Sasi. Sasi is a customary law which prohibits catching fish or other marine animals, such as mussels, snails, and sea cucumbers, in areas where they breed. Sasi applied within a specific period, every six months, one year, or two years.

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