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6 edition of Culture in Papua New Guinea found in the catalog.

Culture in Papua New Guinea

by Melanie Guile

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Published by Raintree in Chicago, IL .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Papua New Guinea
    • Subjects:
    • Papua New Guinea -- Civilization -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Papua New Guinea -- Civilization.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.

      StatementMelanie Guile.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      SeriesCulture in--
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU740.4 .G85 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p. :
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3674307M
      ISBN 101410904733
      LC Control Number2003008587

        More than a century of interaction with colonial and global agencies and forces have brought many changes to the lives of the Maisin people who live on the northeastern coast of Papua New Guinea. Yet ancestral traditions continue to strongly inform their way of life. Their beautifully designed tapa cloth, made from the pounded inner bark of the paper mulberry tree, most vividly connects the. Children’s books set in Papua New Guinea. Showing all 2 results. The Turtle and the Island: A Folk Tale From Papua New Guinea More Info; Papua New Guinea More Info; Can’t find what you’re looking for? Kids Travel Books is currently an ad-free website run by one person.

      One thing you will likely notice upon arriving in Papua New Guinea is that the majority of people are carrying around bright, woven bags called “bilums.” These bags are made all over the country, although in different styles and patterns, and are worn by men and women (and children!) alike. Follow these instructions to make a bilum craft with your child. The book, “The Trobrianders of Papua New Guinea”, is a study in the fieldwork of ethnography conducted by Annette B. Weiner. This study is her pre-doctoral work in the study of Anthropology ( & ), and in she received her Ph.D. This work represents over fifteen years of study of .

      Books set in Papua New Guinea books set in Papua New Guinea Books; Regions; The mountain by Drusilla Modjeska. Recommended by 1. Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones. Recommended by 1. The Mercenary's Bounty by CJ Davis. No recommendations yet. You Are Not Forgotten: The Story of a Lost World War II Pilot and a Twenty-First-Century Soldier's Mission. The Origorúso (Kiwai) or Oriogorúho (Mawata) is a man-beast, an ogre from the folklore of the Kiwai islanders of Papua New Guinea. Its name is derived from the fact that it eats (orúso) its food raw (orío). An origorúso has very short legs, and supports itself on its hands while walking.


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