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Michael Rockefeller - 491

Michael Rockefeller - 491

Update: 2022-10-249
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November 19, 1961. Netherlands, New Guinea. Michael Rockefeller, son of former US Vice President Nelson Rockefeller, went on an expedition to New Guinea to study the Asmat peoples and to collect art from them. On November 19. 1961 he disappeared after his canoe overturned. With him was a Dutch anthropologist named René Wassing who was rescued hours later. Did Michael Rockefeller drown? Or did something far more sinister happen to him?

Carl Hoffman

Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism, and Michael Rockefeller's Tragic Quest for Primitive Art 

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/What-Really-Happened-to-Michael-Rockefeller-180949813/


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Jason Bissonnette

the wokeness in these podcasts are unbearable. hilarious, but inevitably, unbearable. stop being hypocritical. go turn yourself into your local native tribe to pay back your ancestors debts.

Oct 29th
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Michael Rockefeller - 491

Michael Rockefeller - 491