Manuscript XXVIII: An Early Ethnography of the Geelvink Bay People, West New Guinea
One of the more detailed early accounts of the inhabitants ofWest New Guinea is contained in the answers to a questionnaire from 'the German Anthropological or Geographical Society'1 to the missionaries working in the Geelvink Bay district of West New Guinea, then nominally subject to the Sultan of Tidore. The manuscript, translated below, was written in Dutch, and it has not been established whether or not a copy was ever forwarded to the particular society that issued the questionnaire. This...[Show more]
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