From chapter 1: the country and inhabitants of the kula district written by bronis aw malinowski, 1884-1942; in a rgonauts of the wes tern p acific: a n a ccount of. Native e nterpris e and a dventure in the a rchipelagoes of melanes ian new g uinea (l ong g rove, Il : waveland p res s , inc. , 1984, originally publis hed 1922), -[na ] The inhabitants of this village, and of the four remaining ones in the archipelago, are a queer people. And this is not only the (cid:449)hite (cid:373)a(cid:374)"s i(cid:373)pressio(cid:374). * the tro(cid:271)ria(cid:374)ders, as (cid:449)ell as the do(cid:271)ua(cid:374)s, gi(cid:448)e the a(cid:373)phlett natives a very bad name, as being stingy and unfair in all kula transactions, and as having no real sense of generosity and hospitality. In this passage of mali(cid:374)o(cid:449)ski"s (cid:449)riti(cid:374)g he speaks to a specific village inhabiting gumawana.