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Ready to rumble--or at least looking the part--a tribesman full ragalia glowers during a festival in the highlands of Papua New Guinea. "Here men are the obj ects of beauty," says anthropologist Nancy Sullivan, "To be masculine is to be well made-up." Women, though court danger if they are too attractive, says Sullivan , ". . . men are already mortally afraid of the power of women's biology."
Garoka, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, Pacific Islands.
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