Wantoat Visit May 2004

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Becca's brother, Jonathan, was pilot and companion for the trip
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Wantoat valley, with airstrip in the middle
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The local market provided some of our food
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Building relationships at the market
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Discussing Scripture Use ministry with church leaders
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Drinking tea with local pastors
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Most places you want to go in Wantoat are uphill
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There is often lots of mud, too!
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The village of Matap gave us a royal welcome Sunday morning
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They laid a trail of banana leaves for us to walk on
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The welcome included singing...
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... dancing...
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... and traditional costume.
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We enjoyed worshiping with the Matap congregation
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The children enjoyed teaching Danny Wantoat words
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Some beautiful Wantoat faces
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The church assigned this family to be our "village parents"
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The village of Umbaku, our future home among the Wantoat people

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