National Geographic : 1934 Jan
THREE-WHEELING THROUGH AFRICA Photograph by James C. Wilson SIXTEEN PUNCTURES AT ONE TIME! Bounding down the side of a dune in Hausaland, the motorcycles plunged into a patch of thorns. Before the riders could stop they had holes in all six of their tires. Friendly natives spent hours pulling the skewerlike needles from the casings while the tubes were being patched. Photograph by Will F. Taylor THE YAGBA HUNTER PROPITIATES HIS IDOL OF THE CHASE The native of this Nigerian tribe firmly believes that good spirits can be persuaded to enter certain objects. When one has been captured the owner puts it to work for him. He seeks its favor by offering oblations and sacrifices to it.