Harold and Mary Cohen : The Papua New Guinea Slide Collection
Object ID:
6.01.0620.HMC
Place:
Lower Sepik River, Papua New Guinea
Description:
In many of the villages along the Sepik River, children attend school for four years and then are put to work. Artistry is a means of barter with other areas of the country. Fathers teach their sons the traditional forms. Most lack steel tools and resort to the traditional shells and stones for carving and cutting.
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