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Sepik,

river, c.700 mi (1,130 km) long, N Papua New Guinea, rising near the border of Indonesia's Papua prov. and Papua New Guinea. It flows east through a large swampy basin to the Bismarck Sea. The river drains a vast mountainous region of central New Guinea and is navigable for small craft c.300 mi (480 km) upstream.
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The 18-passenger Sepik Spirit visits middle Sepik region (3 to 6 days, from $200).
East Sepik, where the great Sepik River and several lakes flow, is the second largest province in Papua New Guinea.
The data presented in this paper have been collected during a 17-month fieldwork in Nyamikum village, of the Maprik District, in the East Sepik Province of Papua New Guinea, in 2001-2003 funded by the Robert Sainsbury Scholarship.
1790, Sawos people, Middle Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, wood, ht 257cm.
This trip provided for me an unexpected opportunity to revisit my Sepik friends as I was asked by anthropologist, Dr Carol Mayer, to serve officially as 'trip organizer' for this field trip, designed to prepare for a ground-breaking exhibition of contemporary Sepik work to be held at the University of British Columbia's Museum of Anthropology (MOA) in March of 2016.
Exploring Prehistory on the Sepik Coast of Papua New Guinea is a detailed report of Terrell and Schechter's 1990 and 1993-94 museum and field research along the north coast of mainland Papua New Guinea (PNG).
The outbreak spread within the province and then to Madang and East Sepik Provinces along the northwest coast.
The South Pacific Connections Ltd property is reportedly comprised of exploration license ELA 1857 and is located south of Wewak in East Sepik Province.
1985, and 22 m on average; Godfrey 1974) compared to between-day movements (129 m on average; Sepik & Derleth 1993), which makes between-day movement distance a useful measure of daily choice of foraging habitat.
Case 1: In a remote mission station in Nuku, West Sepik Province, the sister-in-charge and her nursing aides were told about a young woman who had carried a child and had had great difficulty in delivering the placenta.
Men like the Sepik man Bago, the scouts Amagumi, Koigi and the extraordinary Ungor of Goru.