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Myths and legends, religious beliefs, ancestor worship and cult -- all that has to be preserved somehow in a society that has no writing. What is more impressive than a masked dance and theatrical performance?
The big mask of the Sulka comes from New Britain, a large island off New Guinea. Tapa, a fibrous material from bark, is often shaped into masks and decorated.

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