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Thursday, August 16, 2007

Your Ancestors Were Delicious

Descendants of Papua New Guinea cannibals who dined on missionaries in 1878 have apologized to the people of Fiji.

The ceremony marked 132 years since Methodist ministers and teachers from Fiji arrived in the New Guinea islands region in 1875 headed by Englishman George Brown.

In April 1878, a Fijian minister and three teachers were killed and eaten by Tolai tribespeople on the Gazelle Peninsula. [Link]

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