Case de Oua -Tom

La Case de Oua-Tom

Historic site and monument, Historic patrimony, Town / Village in La Foa
  • This traditional Kanak hut belonging to the Oua-Tom tribe of La Foa can be visited with permission from the council of elders.

  • Although it fell into disrepair since being built in 1983, the Oua-Tom hut has now been renovated and was opened on 29 March 2019. Now, young people from La Foa meet here as part of an employment workshop, which has given the place a new lease of life in the space of 15 weeks. Built using traditional techniques, the hut is made from local materials like wood, straw and bark from paperbark and coffee trees. Today it is used for traditional and community events, but can be visited by the...
    Although it fell into disrepair since being built in 1983, the Oua-Tom hut has now been renovated and was opened on 29 March 2019. Now, young people from La Foa meet here as part of an employment workshop, which has given the place a new lease of life in the space of 15 weeks. Built using traditional techniques, the hut is made from local materials like wood, straw and bark from paperbark and coffee trees. Today it is used for traditional and community events, but can be visited by the public with permission from the elders.

    Do not access the site without permission.
  • Environment
    • In the country
    • Forest location
    • Mountain view
  • Spoken languages
    • French
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