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Introduction to Papua New Guinea

Graphic maps of New Guinea. Aerials over mountain ranges, cloud, gorges. GS river. Good travelling aerials over active volcano and volcanic craters. Vs mountain community, hut, villagers carving pig meat. MS tribal male putting on head pieces, children rolling tyres. Tribal men leaving plane. New Guinean women and children in western dress leaving aircraft. Aerials over air strips. VS men building trunk roads through jungle, truck on dirt road, tropical beach. VS coastal villagers, woven hut, fishermen, child picking pawpaw. WS Mort Moresby, people on streets, port activity, administrative buildings. Woman and newborn in hospital, people in bank, supermarket.
Access No. 149470 | -57 mins -27 secs | 1970s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Men delivering soil, buying produce, VS Goroka Council Market, men bagging cocoa beans, women picking tea. VS open cut mining, CUs men speaking different dialects. Schoolchildren dancing in large circle, children in classroom, CU tape recorder, VS adult education. Artist screenprinting, Woman typing, men using industrial machinery and being trained. Hut being sprayed against malaria, outdoor baby health clinic, indigenous trainees in hospital and in surgery. Council meetings, parliamentary sessions. VS New Guineans in various vocations including traffic policeman, office worker; pilot, customs inspector.
Access No. 149677 | 4 mins 35 secs | 1970s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |