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Boys Bringing Back the Dinner in the Tanganyika Land of Game Smiling Personification of Happiness

BOYS BRINGING BACK THE DINNER IN THE TANGANYIKA LAND OF GAME

SMILING PERSONIFICATION OF HAPPINESS

Meat is dear to the heart of every African native, and best of all he likes it red and raw from the animal just after it has been shot. He will gorge himself on meat grilled or fried, minced or chopped, or cut into strips and dried in the sun until he is so distended that he can hardly march The pleasant face of this Nyam Nyam maiden bears at present no tribal mark, but her body is decorated with scar-patterns. Her upper incisors are filed and her necklace is adorned with the point of an elephant's tusk