Harold and Mary Cohen : The Papua New Guinea Slide Collection
Object ID:
6.01.0540.HMC
Title:
Along Sepik to Kaminabit
Place:
Kaminabit, Middle Sepik, Papua New Guinea
Description:
Two thatched roof houses along the shore of the Sepik River. Tropical trees and foliage behind the houses.

Varieties of palm trees and plants can be seen from the Middle Sepik River between Palambei and Kaminabit. Twenty—five villages along the Iatmul are fishing and horticultural people. One—story stilt houses sit near the water's edge. During rainy season, the water rises above the shoreline and under the houses. Canoes are the mode of transportation.
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