The JDO Show

NO COUNTRY - World Belong Cargo (Part 1)

February 24, 2021

John Frum cults, cargo prophets, and the Yupno construction of time. On this episode, Kris and I begin our discussion of alternative ways of thought by taking a close look at the diverse and complex cultures of Melanesia.


Show Notes:


Turtle Island

The Three Sisters

Map of Melanesia

The Independence of Papua New Guinea

Huli Wigmen

Asaro Mudmen

Cargo Cults

The Trumpet Shall Sound by Peter Worsley

Road Belong Cargo by Peter Lawrence

The Lyndon Johnson Cult

Yasur Volcano

John Frum

Visitants by Randolph Stow

Sand Talk by Tyson Yunkaporta

Sepik River

Slit Drum Performance

The Yupno Perception of Time

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