Mama Kuma: One Woman, Two Cultures

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University of Queensland Press, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 179 pages
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Kuma Kelage, daughter of a Chimbu chieftain, was there when the world changed. From her quiet mountain village in the New Guinea Highlands, she took change by the hand and led it.

Kuma defied tradition and married a white Australian. With her precious golden child Ba, she travelled beyond the boundaries of her home to enter a modern world.

This remarkable story of Mama Kuma is told by Ba's daughter with love and humor, and with the insight of the colonised it tells the wonder of one women's journey through two cultures.

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