N°05915
Element Noken multifunctional knotted or woven bag, handcraft of the people of Papua (Indonesia)
Inscribed in 2012 (7.COM) on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding
Title as submitted EN: People in Papua, especially young people, have begun to prefer to use bags imported from outside Papua, rather than noken, In markets eg. Oyeye market in Nabire, almost all of the merchants were only selling modern imported bags.