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    Did you know that 95% of the Incan population died after first contact with the Spanish? Or that while America successfully sent men to land on the moon, Papua New Guinea was still forced to use stone tools? The world is unequal and the seeds were planted in geographical resources. These uneven geographical resources doomed some cultures to failure, but some to stardom. For example, Papua New Guinea was too wet to grow efficient crops crops, had no domesticable animals and because of that were stuck in the stone age until sixty years ago. In contrast, because of Europeans geographical location and climate, they had reliable and nutritious crops, nearly all the domesticable animals on earth (which just happened to provide immunity to diseases).…

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    In “The Trobriander’s of Papua New Guinea” by Annette B. Weinter was about the historically against the framework of the seminal anthropological studies of Malinowski who study the Trobriander’s sixty years before Annette B. Weiner. The author realized that Malinowski annoyed or never considered significance in the matrilineal society of women own wealth since he didn’t investigate women productive by only focus on the male wealth. Therefore, the author study both Trobriand women and men from…

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    In New Guinea Agriculture

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    For example he said that “In New Guinea farming communities today I often see women staggering under loads of vegetables and firewood while the men walk empty-handed.” The author acknowledges farming can support more people but it can takes a toll on women seeing that they have children every two years so they can eventually help with planting. Meanwhile in a hunting gathering society a women haves children every four years so the toddler can keep up with they can follow the group. From reading…

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    Political Map Of Algeria

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    Algeria was a country that was once controlled by France for the majority of its history, but eventually gained independence in 1962. Algeria has overcome political turmoil and conflict that resulted in Abdelaziz Bouteflika becoming the president in 1999, and the government today is still under his leadership, while relying heavily on the usage of hydrocarbons. Algeria’s main language is Arabic, and the people there are predominantly Muslim.Flag of Algeria.svg Papua New Guinea was a…

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    Papua New Guinea Religion

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    The people in Papua New Guinea didn’t have good food source unlike the Fertile Crescent they had a good source of food wheat and pigs. The people in New Guinea only had stone tools and the sago trees and the sago trees are not a good food source they wasted to much energy harvesting the sago and it doesn’t store for a long time. Wheat can be stored for a very long time and it is easy to harvest. The Spanish were immune to smallpox but the Inca weren’t immune to smallpox and the spanish had…

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    New Guinea Research Paper

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    develop more than the New Guineans because they have greater access to resources. The New Guineans have always been disadvantaged because the Europeans have mastered the method of animal domestication and gathering. It is hard for New Guineans to develop animal domestication because pigs are the only animals they can access. The Europeans developed because of the Middle East. 13,000 years ago the middle east had lots of food supply and humid. There were more forests, trees and plants. About…

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    Once, a man from New Guinea named Yali asked about why others have so much cargo (or valuables) and the New Guineans have so little. This question is answered with a short response. Such a simple question brings so much. It all starts with most of the human race along the same path, all somewhat primitive. But some civilizations advanced quicker and were more intelligent, but New Guinea didn’t. To explain this we need to cover what major advancements made today possible. Today we take food for…

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    El Nino is a climate cycle of weather patterns across the Pacific Ocean. It has caused a drought in Papa New Guinea which has affected almost 2.5 million people by destroying food crops and livestock, what is left has been eaten by pests, this has caused an increase in starvation (Abc, 2015). This food shortage has especially affected the children of Papa New Guinea as families are selling their children in exchange for rice (Telegraph, 2016). Children are feeling ignored and no one is caring…

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    Pidgin Monologue

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    When most people find out that my mom grew up in Papua New Guinea, an Oceanian country above Australia, they look confused. I imagine a thought similar to a famous Mean Girls quote pops into their head: “If your mom’s from Papua New Guinea, why is she white?” But of course, you can’t just ask people why they’re white. So, to lessen their confusion, I immediately explain how my grandpa, Robert “Robin” Thurman, and his wife, Ruth, moved to PNG with their two daughters to work as missionaries.…

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    New Guinea Singing Dog

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    10. Lancashire Heeler. Though it looks like a wolf with its pointy ears and eyes, the Lancashire Heeler is just a small dog breed. They were developed to be used as herder and drover of cattles. No matter what the weather is, the Lancashire Heeler stays dry because it has an undercoat that helps keep it dry. In general, the Lancashire Heeler is a great companion because they are intelligent, friendly and alert. However, they can be lazy and really loud at times due to their energy level. They…

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