It is rare to find a children's picture book about the New Guinea highlands
and its people and even more rare to find one so visually appealing and culturally informative.
Located in the Papua New Guinea Highlands
, the Crater Mountain Project is situated approximately 50 km southwest of Goroka, the regional centre for the Eastern Highlands Province.
The Chimbu Province in the New Guinea highlands
averages 20 persons per square kilometer (60 per sq.
Buchbinder (eds) Men and Women in the New Guinea Highlands
Advice from a Huli tribesman in the Papua New Guinea Highlands
is generally heeded, especially if given by a man whose facial expression is masked under a thick layer of red and yellow war paint, whose nose is pierced by the long quill of a cassowary, and who is naked apart from a pig-tail belt.
The sources of the Niger River, Gambia River and Senegal River are all found in the Guinea Highlands
Kuru sorcery; disease and danger in the New Guinea highlands
, 2d ed.
A group led by Glenn Summerhayes of New Zealand's University of Otago, discovered six different areas containing a series of campsites that include fragments of burned animals, smears of starch on stone tools, Pandanus nuts and yams in the Owen Stanley Mountain Ranges in the Papua New Guinea highlands
near Kokoda about 100 kilometers northeast of Port Moresby.
Guinea enjoys high rainfall and the Guinea Highlands
are the source of the Gambia, Niger and Senegal rivers, yet according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), 52% of the Guinean population have no access to residential water supplies, although the figure varies from 28% in the cities to 64% in the countryside.
Bonnemere, a fellow at the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), was drawn to this particular focus after her experiences in the field among the Ankave in the New Guinea Highlands
Marine shells worked as ornaments have been reported back to 9000 BP in excavated rock-shelters in the Papua New Guinea Highlands
(Golson & Gardner, 1990, p.
The spatial pattern of these four interaction spheres demonstrates the existence of a complex set of cross-cutting social networks within the New Guinea highlands
and which created links to the islands of the Bismarck Archipelago during the mid-Holocene.