Papua

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the southeastern part of Papua New Guinea

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But in addition to explanations by Ahuia and perhaps other interlocutors, his information was drawn from the writings of Hugh Romilly, who was at one time Acting Special Commissioner in British New Guinea and wrote a memoir of his experiences (Romilly 1889).
Vocabulary of Bula'a dialect, spoken in the Central District of British New Guinea, by some coast tribes.
Resident Magistrate's report: Northeastern Division, British New Guinea. In British New Guinea Annual Report for the year ending 30th June 1904, Government Printer, Melbourne, Appendix D: 31-34.
(11.) John Hubert Plunkett Murray, Papua or British New Guinea, T.
Ethnographical collection from the Kiwai District of British New Guinea in the National Museum of Finland, Helsingfors (Helsinki): a descriptive survey of the material culture of the Kiwai people.
McFarlane 1888 British New Guinea Vocabularies, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, London.
Seligman's 1910 ethnology of south-coast societies, The Melanesians of British New Guinea, contained a section on the Roro, and the early-colonial-period ethnographic notes of the Catholic missionary Joseph Guis on the Roro and adjacent Mekeo people were published in French in 1936 as La vie des Papous.
Anthropogeographical investigations in British New Guinea. The Geographical Journal 27:225-242.
This remark was made in 1901 when members of the first Parliament of the commonwealth of Australia debated the motion that Australia accept control of British New Guinea. They believed they were adopting 'savages' who were in their babyhood as far as civilization and development were concerned.
Haddon (1900:244) noted that '[f]lat or biconvex disc clubs are very common' in the region taking in the 'Fly River Valley and the mainland of British New Guinea facing Torres Strait'; a finding borne out by Swadling's (1983:102) recent synthesis of club heads for the region.
The British in Papua (then British New Guinea) introduced the Native Board Regulations in 1889 to expedite the spread of British control and `civilization'.
The early administrations of British New Guinea (1888-1906) and Papua (1906-) pursued broadly consistent policies aimed at suppressing raiding and warfare, improving health and security, and assuring a supply of labour to European plantations and mines.
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