Harold and Mary Cohen : The Papua New Guinea Slide Collection
Object ID:
6.01.0364.HMC
Title:
Outrigger Canoe
Place:
Budoya Mission, Fergusson Island, Papua New Guinea
Description:
D'Entrecasteaux Group:

A man floats on the sea in a canoe with a platform.

A man in his outrigger canoe patiently waits in case anyone from the village wants to travel to a nearby island. His single paddle rests on the side construction where he carries foods or other products to exchange with persons along the Bay. He is probably from one of the three islands of the D'Entrecasteaux group in Milne Bay Province near the eastern tip of New Guinea in the Solomon Sea.

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