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

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Annotations to the Journal of Matthew Stirling

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May 13, 1926 dengue-dengue
[sic, = dendeng]

Malay for jerked or dry meat. Stirling also misspells this as deng-deng.


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