National Geographic : 1934 Mar
© National Geographic Society HIS CHRISTMAS APPAREL MUST BE COOL In observance of the day, a New Britain native wears a necklace of pigs' teeth, woven rattan bracelets, a sketchy breech clout of British cotton cloth-and little else. Atop his mop of hair, rusty from application of lime to kill parasites, bristle white cockatoo feathers. Finlay Photographs by Amos Burg FIJI BELLESLIKE THEIR CALICO BRIGHT Two members of the former royal household onthe island ofBau smile a welcome to the one-time "Cannibal Isles." They wear flowers in their long, frizzled, andbushy hair. Inthe Fiji Islands the dark skinned Melanesian and thelight Polynesian races meet.