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Tobian Word of the Week

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bahuh: dance
Maorakawe hebahuh bong.
The men danced all night.

Listen to a women's dance song from 1972.
See the slideshow.

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Piyeri Worr: Composed by Newman Andres
& Sung by Lisa Sundei

Document of the Week
From The Chinese Repositorya new
account of Holden and Nute's stay on Tobi

Mysteries & Questions
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FOTIgraph of the Week:
Tobi men dancing
Tobi men dancing
Photograph from the Thilenius Expedition,
1908-1910. Photograph of this plate
with kind permission of the ethnographic
collection, Tübingen University.

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Updated: January 9, 2013