Category Archives: NEW GUINEA

Cannibalism New Guinea

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I have worked in New Guinea for the last 20 years and field collected Tribal Art. Field collecting requires that you travel to the remotest areas. One question I get asked repeatedly by friends is whether there still cannibalism New Guinea. … Continue reading

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Huli Tribe: Part 1

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It was not until 1934 that an administration patrol sent out to explore the mountains of  Southern Highlands led by Jack Hides and Peter O Malley. They entered the High Valley via the Strickland River and were the first European … Continue reading

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Huli tribe facts : Papua New Guinea

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These 10 Huli Tribe Facts are just the tip of the iceberg in trying to understand a very interesting and very different culture. Huli Tribe Facts 1 The Huli all speak one language and are the largest language group (Tribe) … Continue reading

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New Guinea Tattoos

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      Tribal Tattoos are no longer as prolific in  New Guinea as they used to be. New Guinea Tattoos are however an interesting form of oceanic art and as the tradition of tribal tattoos dies out the tribal … Continue reading

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New Guinea Tribes and Their Art: New Ireland

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Papua New Guinea has over 800 individual languages and these languages reflect different New Guinea tribes or Cultures. These different New Guinea tribes even if only separated by a mountain range or river can be vastly different culturally. They may … Continue reading

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Milne Bay Art Culture and History

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The aim of this article is to briefly outline the culture and history of Milne Bay Province in New Guinea and examine the great range of Artworks that arise from their fascinating Culture. Milne Bay is the Eastern most extremity … Continue reading

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