• Short Summary

    SEPIK and MURIK LAKES (pronounced MOO - RICK) are on the northcoast of the Guinea at the estuary of the mighty Sepik River.

  • Description

    SEPIK and MURIK LAKES (pronounced MOO - RICK) are on the northcoast of the Guinea at the estuary of the mighty Sepik River.

    AERIALS of LAKES and COAST CANOE DOWN SEPIK RIVER.

    Sepik is over 700 miles long, navigible for 500 miles.

    Sail ??? but many ??? at the estuary are mangrove swamps in lakes which provide livelihood for people of Karau and other Murik Lake clean villages
    Villages like Karau ??? KAR-ROW as ??? between sea 3 lake.

    VILLAGE LIFE.

    Fishing shellfish, crass mainly from mangroves , all of which can be loaded and indeed must the loaded for essential vegetables, sago, pattery and modern items like petrol and trade store merchandise.

    Because of need for trade & boater such coastal villages are more interdependent less insulated and ??? perhaps more outward lashing than highlanders.

    Life has also the charm and freedom of villages anywhere etc.

    MANGROVES FISHING KIDS PLAYING CANOES WITH TRADE SEGMENT OF SOMARE INTERVIEW PREPARATIONS FOR CEREMONY.

    But Karau also has the distinction of having the home village for chief minister (also MHA for East Sepik region & head of Pangu Party)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACQ4QN17IGS57S0EMNX05E7RQJ
    Media URN:
    VLVACQ4QN17IGS57S0EMNX05E7RQJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:10:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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