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Goroka Trade Fair

Footage of the Goroka Trade Fair. Officials arriving by car, reviewing the local military. VS locals, official making speech, Papuan officials in shirts and ties. Wives of officials looking uncomfortable. CU Radio Goroka tape recorder. Several indigenous and non-indigenous people meeting and taking notes, applauding. Goroka native in suit presenting official with tribal bow and arrows. High shots over crowds watching and over indigenous Papuans dancing in headdresses and shields. Shed and stream in countryside, WS over township and mountains, Goroka Airport. Sign for Goroka local council, VS streets, thatch roof huts. Locals in traditional decoration dancing in clearing, locals on street some women bare breasted, others in western clothes. Large gathering performing on oval with tall shields, large fish headdresses and traditional dress.
Access No. 148080 | 7 mins 27 secs | 1960s | Goroka, Papua New Guinea | © NFSA | Colour |