National Geographic : 1962 May
MUUALnMUMVt NAI IONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY shrine to the ancestors of Ninji, a tribal headman. Such native traditions may not long survive the impact of the white man's culture. Caught between two worlds, the tribesmen fall victim to strange fantasies. Several years ago many of these people embraced the "cargo cult," a belief that all the white man's riches were intended for the brown man and that ancestors would shortly send planes and ships with free goods. Only education can ease the tribes into the 20th century.