The Moni (also known as the Migani, the Megani, the Djonggunu, or the Jonggunu) are an indigenous people in the Indonesian Paniai regency (kabupaten) of the Papua province (formerly Central Irian Jaya) of West Papua (western part of the island of New Guinea). They speak the Moni language.
|Regions with significant populations|
|Indonesia (Papua (province))|
|Moni language, Indonesian language|
|Christianity (predominantly), Animism|
|Related ethnic groups|
The Moni revere the bondegzeu, a large black and white whistling tree kangaroo, as an ancestor. The bondegzeu was unknown to the scientific community until the zoologist Tim Flannery described it in 1995.
- "Moni in Indonesia". Joshua Project. Retrieved 2014-09-18.
- David Wallechinsky; Amy Wallace; Ira Basen; Jane Farrow (2005). The book of lists: the original compendium of curious information. Alfred A. Knopf Canada. p. 154. ISBN 0-676-97720-0.
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