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Tobian Words

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bahuh: dance
Maorakawe hebahuh bong.
The men danced all night.

Listen to a women's dance song from 1972.
See the slideshow.

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Piyeri Worr: Composed by Newman Andres
& Sung by Lisa Sundei

Notable Document
From The Chinese Repositorya new
account of Holden and Nute's stay on Tobi

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Tina, Erica, Cisca

Tina, Erica, Cisca
Photograph by Margo Vitarelli

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Updated: August 3, 2020