Gope is a term for a spiritually charged carved board made to represent an Ancestral Hero in the Papuan Gulf of Papua New Guinea. Papuan Gulf people around Kikori and Baimaru refer to these boards as Kwoi. These sculptures are often made from the sides of an old canoe.
- Haddon, A. C. (January 1934). "The Dance of the Gope in Kerewa". Man. 34: 8. doi:10.2307/2790892. ISSN 0025-1496.
- "Children and Youth in History | Gope, Ancestor or Spirit Boards [Object]". chnm.gmu.edu. Retrieved 2018-12-19.
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