Tillage and collection: a New Guinea economy
Australian Medical Publishing Company • Sydney • Published In 1939 • Pages:
By: Hogbin, Herbert Ian.
AbstractThis article describes the three main economic activities of the Wogeo: fishing, fruit gathering and agriculture. The seasonal distribution of work and the intensity of labor are recorded in some detail. Other aspects of Wogeo economy such as the ordering of time, the storage and preparation of food, burden carrying, ownership of trees, and ceremonies connected with the accumulation and distribution of food are also discussed.
- HRAF PubDate
- Sub Region
- Document Type
- Robert Lee ; 1959
- Coverage Date
- Coverage Place
- Vokeo Island, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
- By H. Ian Hogbin
- Reprinted from OCEANIA, December 1938, Vol.9, no. 2 and March 1939, Vol. 9, no.3
- Vokeo Island (Papua New Guinea)