National Geographic : 1934 Mar
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE THE PAPUAN DUGOUT CRAMPS THE LEGS The canoe is so narrow that it ships little water even in a rough sea. The outrigger keeps it from upsetting. In their crudely decorated craft the whole family goes fishing with spears, a bow, and many pronged arrows. One tot gnaws a chunk of sago. Si 1auonai iteograpnic society rnnlly ri WILD-LOOKING NATIVES CROWD ALONGSIDE TO TRADE uLugia~upi uy tmius nuig Friendly but too changeable to be trusted were these Papuans of Hollandia Bay, Netherland New Guinea. One bears on his head a battle scar. His gourd contains a stick which serves as a spoon, and lime to chew with betel nut. The lips of the native at the right are stained red from the chewing.