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Feathers of the Gods and Other Stories from the Australian Museum

Sitting on the sidelines
In August 1921 Australian photographer Frank Hurley arrived in Inauaia village, in the Makeo area of Papua’s Central Province, just as a singing competition between local clans and those of a neighbouring village was beginning. These men were watching the singers.

Read the full story in Feathers of the Gods and Other Stories from the Australian Museum.

Photographer:
Frank Hurley
Rights:
© Australian Museum

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