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Kensaka, a Bogaia man originally from the Bulago Valley, was responsible for the operation and maintenance of power generators to supply electricity to Koroba Station in the 1970s and 1980s.

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Title: Kensaka, a Bogaia man originally from the Bulago Valley, was responsible for the operation and maintenance of power generators to supply electricity to Koroba Station in the 1970s and 1980s.
Author(s): Photographer: David R. Eastburn, 1949-
Description: This photograph was taken at Koroba Station Southern Highlands (now Hela) Province, Papua New Guinea. Photographer's note: As a young man, Kensaka joined a patrol that passed through his land and returned with it to Koroba. It was fairly common practice for young men from isolated areas to join and return with patrols to administrative centres for their ‘education’. He worked as a labourer, a general assistant with the Agriculture Department, an interpreter on occasions, and was eventually trained to operate and maintain the power generators
one of the most responsible and technical jobs in the town.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/228667
Other Identifiers: ANUA 717-118

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