BackgroundThe people living just north of the mountain refer to themselves as Bosavi kalu (people of Bosavi) and divide into four culturally identical but linguistically marked groups, the Kaluli, Ologo, Walulu, and Wisesi. Collectively they are often referred to as Bosavi kalu.
The Kauli people have custom stories which remember the ash fall from the great 1660 AD eruption of Long Island volcano 500 km to the NE. The Bosavi people also report that the explosion of Long Island could be heard.
Sources: Wikipedia, "The Lost Land of the Volcano" (BBC documentary)
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