Schouten Islands


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Schou·ten Islands

 (skout′n)
An island group of eastern Indonesia in the southern Pacific Ocean off the northern coast of New Guinea.
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Schouten Islands

(ˈʃaʊtən)
pl n
(Placename) a group of islands in the Pacific, off the N coast of Papua New Guinea. Area: 3185 sq km (1230 sq miles)
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Hogbin, "Social reaction to crime: law and morals in the Schouten Islands, New Guinea," Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, vol.
Your unusual item is a genuine spirit mask from the Schouten Islands and relates to the mythical spirit Tangbwal.