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"By Aeroplane to Pygmyland" Accounts of the 1926 Smithsonian-Dutch Expedition to New Guinea

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Location Subject:
Junction of the Rouffaer and Van Daalen Rivers
Filename:
C061
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A Papuan house and canoes along the Rouffaer River above the junction with the Van Daalen. The tress are breadfruit trees. Dugout canoes and houses made from the midribs of sag palm leaves. These canoes are poled and not paddled.
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Quote from Stirling Journal:
...saw a good many Papuan houses along the banks and a few canoes and small rafts tied along the shore… (July 21)


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