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Unformatted text preview: regions cleared areas tend to degrade into grassland rather than return to their original state. Some Huli origin myths speak of ancestral kinship ties with neighbouring language groups, while genealogies and oral traditions suggest there have been migratory movements within the Huli area. They have probably been living there for 600 to 1,000 years (Blong 1979), or even longer, given that the Highlands of Papua New Guinea have been inhabited for at least 25,000 years (White & O'Connell 1982: 176). (source http://www.gabelomas.org )....
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