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Identifier: landofnewguineap00rawl
Title: The land of the New Guinea pygmies; an account of the story of a pioneer journey of exploration into the heart of New Guinea
Year: 1913 (1910s)
Authors: Rawling, Cecil Godfrey, 1870- Harrison, Herbert Spencer, b. 1872
Subjects: British ornithologists' union expedition Ethnology -- Indonesia Papua Negritos Papua (Indonesia) -- Description and travel
Publisher: London : Seeley, Service & co., limited
Contributing Library: University of California Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN


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Forcing the Canoes past the Ti.mher Blocks on ihe Mimika These dams are to be found every few hundred yards from its source to within ten miles of the sea.

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A Party of Patua.vs travelling fast on the Ka:,ila Ri\er With five or six men paddling, the canoes can be driven through the water as fast as or evenfaster than the launch. STRATEGY labour, and it was quite a common sight to see a carvingknife so chipped as to be nearly useless even on the firstday it had come into the possession of its owner. Nowthat we have left their country they probably appreciatethe value of the metal, but it is unlikely that they willget any more for many years to come. The next day a short journey up the Kaiqua Riverconfirmed the statement of the natives that it was use-less as a route to the east. The river was but a largejungle creek. With the crowd of canoes which hemmedus in on every side fast progress was out of the question,and the farther we got from Nime the less we likedthe behaviour of our escort. They became familiar andnoisy, jostling their canoes into ours, one or two of thesavages even trying to get on board. As there were butfive of us, three of


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bookid:landofnewguineap00rawl bookyear:1913 bookdecade:1910 bookcentury:1900 bookauthor:Rawling__Cecil_Godfrey__1870_ bookauthor:Harrison__Herbert_Spencer__b__1872 booksubject:British_ornithologists__union_expedition booksubject:Ethnology____Indonesia_Papua booksubject:Negritos booksubject:Papua__Indonesia_____Description_and_travel bookpublisher:London___Seeley__Service___co___limited bookcontributor:University_of_California_Libraries booksponsor:MSN bookleafnumber:214 bookcollection:cdl bookcollection:americana

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