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Image from page 152 of “The uncivilized races of men in all countries of the planet being a extensive account of their manners and customs, and of their physical, social, mental, moral and religious qualities. By Rev. J. G. Wood… With new desi
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Title: The uncivilized races of men in all countries of the globe becoming a comprehensive account of their manners and customs, and of their physical, social, mental, moral and religious characteristics. By Rev. J. G. Wood… With new styles by Angas, Danby, Wolf, Zwecker… 1871
Year: 1871 (1870s)
Authors: Wood, John George, 1827-1889
Subjects: Ethnology. Manners and customs. Savages
Publisher: J. B. Burr and company

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(1.) A SCENE IN THE NICOBAR ISLANDS. (See web page 897.)

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(2.) THE OUTANATAS AND THEIR WEAPONS. (See web page 902.) (903) CHAPTEK XCI. NEW GUINEA— ConMed. THE ALFOERS OR HARAFORAS — Various REPORTS RESPECTING THEM — THEIR MODE OF GOVERNMENT— AN ALFOERIAN DIVORCE COURT—TREPANG COLLECTING — DESTRUCTION OF House —FUNERAL RITES—TRIBES OF THE SOUTH-EASTERN COAST—A QUAINT DRUMMER — DRESS ANDORNAMENT—THE TATTOO — THE Complete-DRESS PETTICOAT — HAIR-DRESSING — EXCELLENCE OFTHEIR CANOES—AN INGENIOUS SAIL — HOW TO Cease A LEAK — THE PIG-PET—ARCHITECTURE —DEFENCE AGAINST VERMIN — Houses OF REDSCAR BAY — DREAD OF STEEL — TRIBES OF THENORTH-WEST COAST—THEIR CANOES — MODES OF FISHING — AQUATIC Houses — MODE OF GOV-ERNMENT— APPOINTMENT OF A NEW CHIEF — NEW GUINEA WEDDINGS—THE KARWAR, ORHOUSEHOLD GOD — THE WAR-DANCE — CEREMONIES AT FUNERALS. We should here give a quick space to sometribes named by numerous names, such asHaraforas, Alfouras, and Alfoers, and sup-posed by numerous ethnologists to be a sepa-rat

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Image from web page 172 of “Stewart’s hand book of the Pacific islands a reputable guide to all the inhabited islands of the Pacific Ocean, for traders, tourists and settlers” (1919)
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Title: Stewart’s hand book of the Pacific islands a reputable guide to all the inhabited islands of the Pacific Ocean, for traders, vacationers and settlers
Year: 1919 (1910s)
Authors: Allen, Percy S
Subjects: Oceania — Guidebooks
Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. : McCarron, Stewart &amp co., ltd.

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onial occasions the males andwomen revert to the old national garb by wearing their fine mats or tapas asclothing. Tattooing is universally practised. A young man is not supposed to meetother guys on equal terms until he has been tattooed. The tattooing is per-formed by skilled operators, on specific occasions which are marked by feastingand the providing of presents. The tatooing extends from a line above the hipbones practically to the knees, and the pattern is practically the exact same for everybody from a small distance it appears as if the colour had been laid on uniformly andsolidly. The missionaries at first attempted to abolish the practice, and laws-were created against it, but to no avail. The custom will doubtless disappear Possessing a 1,500 mile Coastline, washed by tiie mightyPacific Ocean and having also each variety of soil and climate QUEENSLAND The Scenic and Resourceful North-Eastern State of Australia Ofifers a field of unbounded and varied scope to theTRAVELLER, SCIENTIST INVESTOR or SELECTOR

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SCENE OX BOWEN HARBOUR. NORTH QUEENSLAND. LAND SETTLEMENT. Unparalleled by any other country in the Planet are the&ltenerous terms and situations presented to men attracted bythe lure of potential wealth in Queenslands greatprimar}- industries comprising cattle rearing, sheep breed-ing, sugar cultivation, dairying, mixed farndng, fruit-growing and tropical agriculture. TOURIST RESORTS. TIk- recognised best winter tour of the Commonwealth isthe far-famed scenic trip to North Queensland. Sailingalong the picturesque Eastern seaboard, flanked by theGreat Barrier Reef, the Tourist views chains of verdantislands, the Whitsunday Passage, Hinchinbrook Channel,and, then, travelling more than the scenic Cairns Railway, thewonderful Barron Gorge and Barron Falls. 1st-class Hotels, Tennis, Shooting and Fishing await the Tourist. ■ For additional detailed info and illustrated handbooks dealingwith the States Sources and Tourist Attractions write to— THE QUEENSLAND GOVERNIVIENT INTELLIGE

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