The prehistory of Papua New Guinea can be traced back to about 60,000 years
ago when people first migrated towards the Australian continent. The written ...
In 1906, Australia took over British New Guinea, renamed a year earlier as the
Territory of Papua. The Australian army occupied German New Guinea in World ...
A chronology of key events in the history of Papua New Guinea.
Discover Papua New Guinea culture and immerse yourself in a South Pacific
paradise. Learn more about the customs, traditions, history and culture of Papua
Jun 8, 2016 ... Papua New Guinea, island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. It
encompasses the eastern half of New Guinea, the world's second ...
Sep 15, 2015 ... A timeline of the key events as Papua New Guinea celebrates its 40th
anniversary of independence from Australia.
After World War II, the British and German territories were combined and jointly
administered by Australia as the Territory of Papua and New Guinea. In 1975, the
Papua New Guinea - a brief history - from a collection of audio about 8 - Papua
History and Major Events. Archaeologists believe that humans arrived on Papua
New Guinea some 50,000 years ago, presumably by sea from Southeast Asia.
Papua New Guinea appears to have been settled by 14,000 BC , with migrations
first of hunters and later of agriculturists probably coming from the Asian ...