Tagged: Paul Quinlivan’s Snapshots


50. What Suni taught his wife’s parents

Paul Quinlivan’s Snapshots As mentioned before, the plan to kill all foreigners in the Telefomin area as soon as the signal was given, involved everyone. The concept of someone not obeying simply could not...


48. The unusual position of interpreters

Paul Quinlivan’s Snapshots The mention of ‘former British, Spanish, Dutch or French colonies’ is an essential and recurring background theme because, as mentioned in No. 8, the first ‘business’ of my first day in...


54. Bukumbangi, a policeman with initiative

Paul Quinlivan’s Snapshots We have already asked who trained Bunat, Paheki, Muyei and others; who allowed Sauweni and others to flourish and, since it appears that – with some notable exceptions – modern-day Papua...