John Tyman's
Cultures in Context Series
The People of New Guinea
Torembi and the Sepik
A Study of Village Life in New Guinea

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People of New Guinea
INTRODUCTORY NOTES ~ VIDEOS ~ AUDIO

A PHOTO JOURNAL

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PART ONE:  THE NATURAL SETTING
Topic No. 1 1 - 5: The Shape of the Land
Topic No. 2 6 - 14: Climate
Topic No. 3 15 - 35: Vegetation Types
Topic No. 4 36 - 50: The Village
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PART TWO:  FOOD PRODUCTION
Topic No. 5 51 - 74: Collecting Sago
Topic No. 6 75 - 86: Hunting and Gathering
Topic No. 7 87 - 111: Shifting Cultivation
Topic No. 8 112 - 128: Cash Crops and Livestock
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PART THREE: OTHER NEEDS
Topic No. 9 129 - 158: Housing 
Topic No. 10 159 - 179: Clothing
Topic No. 11 180 - 208: Entertainment, Music and Art
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PART FOUR: GROWING UP IN NEW GUINEA
Topic No. 12 209 - 220: Tribal Relationships
Topic No. 13 221 - 237: Family Life and Health (also see Part 7)
Topic No. 14 238 - 255: Roles and Responsibilities
Topic No. 15 256 - 287: School and After
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PART FIVE:  INSTITUTIONS AND SERVICES OLD AND NEW
Topic No. 16 288 - 331: Village Markets
Topic No. 17 332 - 347: The Spirit House and Local Government
Topic No. 18 348 - 362: The Christian Church
Topic No. 19 363 - 385: Transport and Communications
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PART SIX:  CEREMONIES AND CELEBRATIONS
Topic No. 20 386 - 422: Getting Married
Topic No. 21 423 - 432: Farewelling the Dead
Topic No. 22 433 - 445: Honouring the Living
Topic No. 23 446 - 495: Opening a New Spirit House
Topic No. 24 496 - 516: Traditional Dance Forms in Modern Contexts
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PART SEVEN: A CASE STUDY DAY BILONG ANTONIA
Topic No. 25 517 - 600:  24 Hours in the Life of a New Guinea Woman

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