Losing our pigs and our ancestors: threats to the livelihoods and environment of Papua New Guinea

In 1968, distinguished anthropologist Roy Rappaport wrote a seminal publication of human ecology: “Pigs for the Ancestors: Rituals in the Ecology of a New Guinea People” which integrated cultural ritual with the necessity of maintaining pre-existing relationships with the environment.

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Losing our pigs and our ancestors: threats to the livelihoods and environment of Papua New Guinea

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