Posts tagged with: "Papua New Guinea"

Editor’s Picks for Best Work

Editor’s Picks for Best Work

By Deborah O’Neil For more than a decade I’ve been having a lot of fun at FIU Magazine. We’ve done some […]

FIU Magazine Editor stepping down after more than a decade

FIU Magazine Editor stepping down after more than a decade

By Dan Grech MFA ’12 Deborah O’Neil’s first cover as editor of FIU Magazine featured His Holiness The Dalai Lama. […]

FIU’s Papua New Guinea documentary airs on WLRN

FIU’s Papua New Guinea documentary airs on WLRN

In a remote jungle of Papua New Guinea a tribe of former cannibals claims to be one of the Lost […]

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Documenting the expedition: Reflections of a filmmaker

Documenting the expedition: Reflections of a filmmaker

FIU filmmaker recounts challenges and rewards of a field assignment in one of the most remote corners of the world. […]

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A life changing journey: student perspectives of Papua New Guinea

A life changing journey: student perspectives of Papua New Guinea

They were a scene in motion, the four of them pinballing through airports and slogging into the muddy backwaters of […]

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Interactive: The Lost Tribes of Israel around the world

Interactive: The Lost Tribes of Israel around the world

According to the Bible, there were 12 Tribes of Israel: Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Dan, Naphtali, Gad, Asher, Issachar, Zebulun, […]

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Documentary: The Lost Tribe

Documentary: The Lost Tribe

FIU Religious Studies Professor Tudor Parfitt visits the Gogodala people of Papua New Guinea, a tribe of former headhunters who […]

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Slideshow: A vibrant tradition

Slideshow: A vibrant tradition

Echoes of the ancients resonate in the intricately carved wooden masks and fearsome deities shaped by Gogodala artisans. Their traditions […]

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Searching for identity in Papua New Guinea and the past

Searching for identity in Papua New Guinea and the past

The ancestors came by canoe from the Holy Land of Yabisaba. We know it as Jerusalem. There were two boats, […]

New York rabbis join FIU team to explore religious identity in Papua New Guinea

New York rabbis join FIU team to explore religious identity in Papua New Guinea

By Professor Tudor Parfitt, President Navon Professor of Sephardi and Mizrahi Studies, School of International and Public Affairs The 2013 […]

Traveling to Papua New Guinea will be, from left, graduate student Sabrina Diz, FIU Magazine Editor Deborah O'Neil, Honors College student Pablo Currea, biology major Keysel Pelaez, education graduate student Olivia Autolino and religious studies major Kyle Decker.

Slideshow: Traveling to Papua New Guinea

In March 2013, Religious Studies Professor Tudor Parfitt, his wife and five students traveled to Papua New Guinea to study […]

FIU student plays a rough round of rugby, Papua style

In a remote village of Papua New Guinea, the call went out by word of mouth. Anyone have a pair […]

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Professor studies Jewish movement in Papua New Guinea

In a remote corner of Papua New Guinea, the scholar known internationally as the “British Indiana Jones” is tracking a […]

Journey to Papua New Guinea

Journey to Papua New Guinea

Research expedition opens FIU team to a new world of culture, experiences and ideas Miami. Atlanta. L.A. Sydney. Cairns. Port […]

Before we left, I showed the women who took care of us the work I do and explained that I would be writing about them in the university magazine. Nalisa Ibowa (blue) is here with her friends Dedeato Naru, Simisa Dabema, Yada Bibaisi and Aumato Bibaisi.

Welcome to the tribe

Lessons on kinship from the Gogodala of Papua New Guinea On my second day in Papua New Guinea, Nalisa Ibowa […]

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