Bulu Photo Gallery

These are some fish we caught on a fishing trip. Can you find the one that is bitten in half? This is the one that a shark ate while I was trying to pull it in!

Coconut water is a very common refreshing drink

David Pilak

David Pilak

He is bagging up cocoa to take into town and sell at the market

Tamanay Vini Nuli

Tamanay Vini Nuli

This was one of my translators and hosts. He is holding a spear gun for spear fishing. I found out, after I left, that he named his baby daughter "Tyler" after me

This is the taxi that takes villagers into the town.

David Pilak's Wife

David Pilak's Wife

Gabriel

Gabriel

He was one of my translators who was pretty fired up about spelling a certain word when we were doing some Bible translating into the Bulu language.

They were planning to eat this bird!

Ladies after a Sunday service

Ladies after a Sunday service

David's Wife (Left) Gabriel's Wife (Right)

David's Wife (Left) Gabriel's Wife (Right)

David Pilak singing to the Lord

David Pilak singing to the Lord

Sidney - brother of Tamanay Vini

Sidney - brother of Tamanay Vini

He studied for years to become a catholic priest - he was dropping out of school when I was there because of the corruption among the priests. He was a deep thinker and enjoyed talking about the Lord.

This was a preacher from the Bola tribe who was there preaching

This was a preacher from the Bola tribe who was there preaching

The red teeth show the effects of Buai (beetlenut), which is a type of drug they chew.

This child was terrified of me calling me "Masalai" which means monster or spirit

Chris with his daughter

Chris with his daughter

Chris had a hard life. He spent years in the military and had been divorced. He was remarried and was desiring a better life. He asked many questions about the Lord and was the most outspoken about the probability of a Bible being translated into the Bulu language

This girl's skin condition is one of many signs of health problems among the Bulu.

We had a lot of fun singing. The Bulus love to sing.