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Historicising the Present:Late Holocene Emergence of a Rainforest Hunting Camp, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea

McNiven, Ian J; David, Bruno; Aplin, Ken; Pivoru, Max; Pivoru, William; Sexton, Alex; Brown, Jonathan; Clarkson, Christopher J; Connell, Kate; Stanisic, John; Weisler, Marshall; Fairbairn, Andrew S.; Kemp, Noel; Haberle, Simon


Historicising the emergence of ethnographic activities provides insights into the reliability of ethnographic analogies to aid archaeological understandings of past human societies, as well as allowing us to explore the historical emergence of ethnographically contextualised cultural traits. Epe Amoho is the largest hunting camp rockshelter used by the Himaiyu clan (Rumu people) of the Kikori River region, southern Papua New Guinea. Contemporary ethnographic information indicates dry season...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Archaeology
DOI: /10.1080/03122417.2010.11689383


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