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1: If you go to Papua New Guinea you can find many beautiful women as shown, but the traditional woman looks a lot like this...

2: There are two parts to Papua New Guinea the uptown and the downtown. Downtown has a more traditional approach to life. | Having paintings on your face is a major sign of beauty. We have our MAKEUP and they have their PAINT. Our headbands would be there Feather head wear. The more colorful you are the prettier you are. It is also a sign of a high social status. | Beautiful | FACE

3: CLOTHING | The top photo has upper class women wearing dresses that were hand made. The bottom is what little girls would wear as a casual outfit. They are wearing grass skirts. It is very uncomfortable to wear itchy grass all day, but you have to deal with what you have.

4: HAIR | The top is a photo of a woman in Uptown Papua New Guinea. She looks like someone that you would find in the United States. To the traditional Papua New Guinea people her hair would not be pretty. But below is the traditional and beautiful African womans hair. NATURAL IS THEIR WAY TO GO.

5: Unusual Beauty Practices | MEN~ walk around with painted skeletons on their body as a sign of beauty. WOMEN~In some tribes the older you are the brighter paint you are able to wear. Sometimes they cover themselves in crocodile poop.

6: QUESTIONS Subject 1: BRIAN age 6 | 1. What is pretty to you? ~ A girl with a big but and big boobies 2. Name people who are pretty~ Beyonce, Mariah Carey, JLo, Rihanna, and Nicki Minaj 3. Is straight hair prettier than curly hair~ yes 4 Why~ because curly hair is very nappy 5.~Who is the prettiest girl in the world~ HIS MOMMY

7: QUESTIONS Subject 2 ~ DEVYN age 26 | 1. What is pretty to you? ~ Someone who respects you, has no acne, has a nice heart.. I am not to picky. 2.Name someone who is pretty to you~ I think Mary J. Blije and Johnny Depp are pretty people. 3.Is it prettier to have straight hair or curly hair?~I think it all depends on what you like...i like curly hair because it is natural. And i think people should be somewhat natural. People need to be true to themselves. 4. What is a physical aspect of yourself that you want to change?~She wants to have really long hair.(her hair is like Halley Berry short)

8: Well over one thousand languages are spoken across Papua New Guinea. A Pidgen language would be Neo- Melanesian. Melanesian is also known as (Tok Pisin). It is the most widely known language in Papua New Guinea. Even though English is taught in schools and seen as the language of business and government, Tok Pisin is a symbol of national identity. | LANGUAGE


10: Village subsistence centers on horticulture have different chores for men and women. Men clear forests and bushes so that their wives can plant gardens and tend to the pigs. Some crops, such as coffee, bananas, and sugarcane are planted and tended by men.Even though men and women do the same amount of work. The men are still paid more.. Men build houses and fences, while women make grass skirts and net bags called (bilums). Women do the daily cooking, while the men kill the animals. Both of them look after the children. It is very common for a woman to be raped by her employer or husband or any other male who thinks she is becoming to superior or smart. If a man feels a threat toward a women it usually will result in violence.

11: MARRIAGE | The choice of a marriage partner mostly concerns the men. Once a man chooses his bride they will spend time together in supervised courtship sessions. Ideal marriage partners are hardworking men and attractive. Clan exogamy is a must, and parents hope that their daughters marry prosperous suitors whose kin pay large bride-prices, and will help out in war and trade. If a women is put into an unsuitable marriage she is allowed to run away to her home, run away with her lover and never come back, or commit suicide.. In some cases they have polygymy, where the men have many wives. If you are a large man it is probable that you will have many wives.

12: CANNIBALISM | Cannibalism is legal in Papua New Guinea. It is a widely supported tradition. When someone in your kin dies, the ritual is to eat them. BUT you can only eat them if they die from NATURAL circumstances.

13: The main focus of their religions is reflected in the intense involvement of Papua New Guineans in the ritual maintenance of their own spiritual and physical well-being. All adults will acquire magic spells used in gardening, healing or preventing minor illnesses, and love magic. Many people possess a knowledge of sorcery or witchcraft. Big men possess powerful spirit mediums and healing powers and deadly war sorcery. Witches are deviant or marginalized individuals who are suspected of using their relations with spirits and other cosmic forces to harm members of their own groups. | RELIGION

14: Papua New Guinea Landscape

15: Papua New Guinea consists of eastern New Guinea along with New Britian, New Ireland, Bougainville, and six hundred small islands and archipelagoes. The land area is over 178,000 square miles, with a mainland accounting for 80 percent.It is covered in tropical rain forest. Upland valleys and the headwaters consist of fast flowing rivers that descend into the coast of some of the worlds largest swamps.

16: I am only human I wonder when we wont care about materialistic things I hear people talk about what pretty is to them I see insecure girls, when they don't need to be I am only human I pretend i don't care I feel as if we focus to much on physical I touch my parents credit cards I worry if they notice the bill I cry when they notice the bill I am only human I understand the different concepts of beauty i say we are all pretty I dream about candy I try to be nice I think fat is beautiful I am only human | I AM

17: DEVELOPMENT | Villagers produce most of their own food, and many townspeople plant gardens and rely on open-air markets for fruits and vegetables sold by village women using kina for currency. Urban supermarkets import an array of expensive foods and other items. Most residents rely on small trade stores for rice, sugar, tea, and tinned fish, as well as soap, clothing, blankets, kerosene lanterns, and matches.

18: Quality of Life | Commerce is centered in the towns. Papua New Guinea developed its own television station in the late 1980s, and radio news and entertainment shows reach most villages. Tourism brings forty thousand visitors a year, mostly to the Sepik River and Trobriands. The road system is limited. Port Moresby is cut off from the rest of the country except by air and ship. With most places being difficult to reach, there are many undeveloped areas and labor migration is high. They live a pretty independent life. They do not rely on technology, they do everything by hand.

19: Pretty is this In Papua New Guinea

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