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Masks of Papua New Guinea

Home Page

The Music Archive for the Pacific has been established by the Southern Cross University, Lismore, Australia for the main purpose of providing a collection of recordings of indigenous music, related books, journals, musical instruments and art works.

The archive covers the music of the indigenous people of Australia (incl. Torres Strait), Papua New Guinea (incl. Bougainville), New Zealand as well as the nations of the Pacific Islands - Cook Islands, Easter Island, Fiji, Hawaii, Nauru, New Caledonia, Rarotonga, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tahiti, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu.

This site has been divided up as follows:

  1. Regions:
  2. Bibliography

    This page provides the pertinent bibliography of the archive.

  3. General Information
  4. This page provides general information and objectives of the Archive.




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    PNG Artifact 3

    PNG Artifact 4

    PNG Artifact 5

    Oceania Artifact

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