National Geographic : 1929 Sep
Photographs by R. K. Peck HIS HOME IS AN ISLAND IN LAKE MURRAY (SEE ILLUSTRATION, PAGE 308) To protect his wrist against his bow string, he wears a woven rattan guard (see, also, page 293) on the left, or bow, arm. Into this he has stuck a plume of cassowary tail feathers. Around the upper arm he wears armlets of bush pigs' tusks, and his apron is a conch shell. A KATINGOR PYGMY WEARS HIS FIRE-MAKING APPARATUS ASA GIRDLE(SEE TEXT, PAGE 314) In his nose is the customary bamboo plug. His coronet ismade ofthe seeds of Job's-tears and his necklace iscomposed ofpigs' teeth. Slung across his back is a palm-leaf bag, inwhich hecarries asupply of tobacco.