The Trobriand Islanders of Papua New Guinea are famous foi being great magicians. The Trobriand Islands have been referred to as “one of anthropologies most sacred places” by several anthropologists (Weiner, 1988, pg 1). The Trobrianders of Papua New Guinea. Co., c2015), by Gunter Senft (PDF with commentary at John Benjamins e-Platform) Papua New Guinea - 2182 Words This re-examination of the Trobrianders of Papua New Guinea, the people described in Malinowskis classic ethnographic work of the early 20th century, provides a balanced view of the society from a male and by Annette B Weiner Print book: English. The Trobrianders of Papua New Guinea. They differentiate among various forms of magic. This re-examination of the Trobrianders of Papua New Guinea, the people described in Malinowski's classic ethnographic work of the early 20th century, provides a balanced view of the society from a male and female perspective, including coverage of new discoveries about the importance of woman's work and wealth in the society. by Annette B Weiner Print book: English. The structure of the “Tale of the white caterpillar” 24 Table 4. Map of Milne Bay Province xviii Table 1. 2000s. Map of the Trobriand Islands xvii Map 3. The Young Trobrianders will seek “love magic” for a price, usually in a form of tobacco, yams, and food for the spells. Map 1. New York, NY Thomson/Wadsworth 2. This may last a few years to fully learn his or her mentor’s spells. Kiriwina is part of the Trobriands, a cluster of small, coral islands off the coast of Papua New Guinea that have long captured the minds and loins of Western anthropologists and travel writers. The term Papuan languages refers to an areal grouping, rather than a linguistic one. The Trobrianders of Papua New Guinea: 2. The Trobrianders of Papua New Guinea are a fascinating group of many unique rituals, practices, customs and symbolisms of power. The tales told by the boys (B) 20 Table 2. Tales from the Trobriand Islands of Papua New Guinea: Psycholinguistic and Anthropological Linguistic Analyses of Tales Told by Trobriand Children and Adults (Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins Pub. 2003 [Nachdr. Map of Papua New Guinea xvi Map 2. Ethnologue's 14th edition lists 826 languages of Papua New Guinea and 257 languages of Western New Guinea, a total of 1073 languages, with 12 languages overlapping.They can be divided into two groups, the Austronesian languages, and all the others, called Papuan languages for convenience. The structure of the “Tale of the red ant” 22 Table 3. The Trobrianders of Papua New Guinea: 1.