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Scouts and Guides

The scout and Guide movement in Papua and New Guinea
Series : Talkabout Australian Territories | Episode : 14 | Year : 1963 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes | Producer : Jack S. Allan
Flags unfurled on flagpost of forked bare tree, Australian scoutmaster going through initiation rituals with New Guinean scouts, girl guides and others. Sea scouts building structure to shelter crafts, bare chested locals in neckerchiefs and sailor caps. Bare chested brownies being fitted in skirts and scarves. Brownie initiation ceremony with fairy ring. Scouts and girl guides marching through grass. Night time jamboree with scouts singing traditional songs around bonfire. Note sexist commentary. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 148579 | 2 mins 29 secs | 1960s | Papua New Guinea | © NFSA | B&W |