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A river, about 1,125 km (700 mi) long, of northern Papua New Guinea.


(ˈseɪ pɪk)
a river in N Papua New Guinea, on the NE part of the island of New Guinea. 600 mi. (966 km) long.
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Meanwhile, Bernard de Grunne, one of Brussels' leading tribal art dealers, made a splash at this year's TEFAF Maastricht with a display of 17 carved ancestral figures from the Sepik River regions of Papua New Guinea.
The system combines high-capacity river barges operating along the Sepik River with a new access road and pipelines to deliver fuel to the site and to export copper-gold concentrate.
More unusual shows greet us when we arrive in Bien, a 400-person village set amid sago swampland on the mighty Sepik river, back on the mainland.
A planning grant of US$3,000 is awarded to assist in developing the full proposal for the project titled A Sustainable Land Management project to betters peoples livelihood through providing a food source and improved housing design for those living in the Wom1 & 2 area and adjacent villages of the Sepik River.
This project began when the University of British Columbia's Museum of Anthropology (MOA) received a bequest of 13 contemporary carvings from the Middle Sepik River region of Papua New Guinea.
Finally, I briefly reflect on the Eastern Iatmul people of the Sepik River, PNG, who never voiced Hebraic affiliations.
Set in 1933, the book opens with Nell Stone and her husband, Fen (based on Reo Fortune, Mead's first husband), on a boat in the Sepik River in Papua New Guinea, leaving their fieldwork with a warrior tribe called the Mumbanyo.
95, 7 hours, ISBN 9781483010182), Lily King's glowing, perfectly paced novel, reimagines a few months in 1933 when Margaret Mead, who had recently published Coming of Age in Samoa to great acclaim and profit, and her second husband, Reo Fortune, spent time on the Sepik River in New Guinea with Gregory Bateson, who, in turn, became her third husband.
Stomach contents of M aurofodinae from the Sepik River system indicate a diet of mainly aquatic and terrestrial insects (Allen & Coates 1990).
The Frieda River Project is an undeveloped copper and gold deposit in the northwest of Papua New Guinea, near the Sepik River.
NEW SERIES Biologist and extreme angler Jeremy Wade heads to Papua New Guinea to investigate a spate of bizarre deaths on the Sepik River.
In Papua New Guinea I went to some of the same places along the Sepik River visited by Margaret Mead in the 1920s.