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Canoe Races At Hanuabada

Map of Papua New Guinea. Aerial view over Port Moresby. Motu village of Hanuabada. Village, Motuan men in dugout canoes at sea. Men catching fish in nets from canoes, children playing on outrigger. Canoe, houses built on water's edge. Men building canoes and attaching outrigging with vine twine. Children with toy canoes, boys learning to sail, and racing. Children watching men racing canoes, preparing, man with megaphone, racing. Small flags, canoes at prize giving ceremony at night. CUs silver cups, prizes being awarded. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 148981 | 9 mins 41 secs | 1950s | Papua New Guinea | © NFSA | B&W |