Latest Publications

Andrew Fyfe & Jill Bolton (2015) Relationships between String Bag Craft
Distributions, Language and Geographical Distance in the Upper Sepik and Border Mountains of
Papua New Guinea, Australian Geographer 46:2: 235-253

Previous publications resulting from statistical analysis of USCNGP data are:

Fyfe, A. (2009) ‘Exploring spatial relationships between material culture and language in
the upper Sepik and Central New Guinea’, Oceania 79:121–61.

Fyfe, A. & Bolton, J. (2011) ‘An analysis of arrow and string bag craft variability in the
upper Sepik and central New Guinea’, Oceania 81:259–79.

See also:

Roberts, Christopher. (2014)  Music of the Star Mountains: A Naturalist’s Guide to the Composition of Songs in Central New Guinea. With accompanying compact disc. IPNGS: Boroko. PNG Kina 50.00 + shipping costs.  Send your order to Don Niles by email to This is the cheapest, but people will either have to raise a cheque in PGK, AUD, or USD, or transfer the funds directly to the IPNGS bank account.

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Thomas Slone ( in the US can give buyers a 10% discount on the USD price if they order direct from him.