University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Vincenzo Petrullo

‘Among Friends’

Excerpt from Uni, an Unpublished Manuscript

By: Vincenzo Petrullo

As the narrative begins, we find Petrullo and his companĀ­ion, Arthur Rossi, encamped on. the bank of the Kuluene River. Among the local groups who gathered around the camp, attracted by the strangers, teen’ the lawalapiti. The Yawalapiti…renewed their request that I visit their, village. They indicated with pride that they were not afraid to […]