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Catholic Home, Kiriwina

The installed water pump convinced the people in this village and the Catholic church got the deal.
Who put all that paint into my face?

September 24th 2006
"Who put all that paint into my face?" Half the face was covered with a thick layer of black paint while the stubble have been pasted with what looked like whipped egg white. The well built upperbody naked, oiled and decorated with bracelets, tussocks and a huge red disk around the neck showing a pearl-white quartermoon. We stopped dead in our tracks. Those were Highlanders getting ready for the ... read more
Oceania » Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinean Flag The eastern half of the island of New Guinea - second largest in the world - was divided between Germany (north) and the UK (south) in 1885. The latter area was transferred to Australia in 1902, which occupied the northern portion during World War I ... ... read more
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