University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: James G. Flanagan

Hatmen of the Mountains

Aspects of Ethnic Identity in the New Guinea Highlands

By: James G. Flanagan

In recent years, anthropologists in Papua New Guinea have begun to work more with ‘peripheral’ peoples; in particular those who inhabit the fringe areas of the central highlands chain. These groups are, usually, numerically small, population figures of under one thousand being common, and live in close proximity to, and in intensive contact with, other […]