Motuans

Motuans

About Motuans

The Motuans are native inhabitants of Papua New Guinea, living along the southern coastal area of the country. Their indigenous language is known as Motu, like several other languages of the region an Austronesian language. They and the Koitabu are the original inhabitants and owners of the land on which Port Morseby - the national capital city of Papua New Guinea - stands. The largest Motuan village is Hanuabada, north west of Port Moresby.