National Geographic : 1951 Nov
051 u_) aluollal ueograpnic aoclety T+ Bustles of Green Leaves Dangle from Bark Belts of Wahgi Men "Physically," says the author, "the Wahgi aborigine shows his Papuan, Polynesian, and Negrito ancestry. The forehead is high, nose broad, and cheekbone promi nent. Men are bearded. Some display the Semitic nose; all have the Mongoloid eye fold." Iouacirnrmnes uy ,. 'lT oinas utillart v When a Chief Yelled, "Bring Food!" His "Marys" Obeyed Quickly Women's net bags, worn as caps and often used as baby carriers, bore heavy loads of groceries into camp. Dealing out precious salt by the tablespoonful, the scientists bought pigs, sugar cane, cucumbers, sweet potatoes, and New Guinea "asparagus."