by Michael A. Kechula
if the cannibalistic Bungo-Bungo Tribe really
existed. He headed to Gavooloo Island to
way through jungle thickets, he found a cave. It
seemed the perfect place to spend the night.
After making a
fire, he heard dogs barking wildly. Dogs meant
people. People meant Bungo-Bungo tribesmen. He
put out the fire, scrunched into the far
recesses of the cave, and waited.
didnt know about the caves other
entrance. The whack to his head came as a
He woke inside
a pot. A fire blazed beneath.
herpes, syphilis, leprosy, he hollered.
Ill taste lousy. Besides, cannibalism
causes madness and tribal extinction.
didnt understand English.
30 gallons of chunky soup, 150 patties, 28 pounds
of jerky, and 500 sausages. This was sold at
tribal-owned, franchised, jungle snack stands.
Turns out the
Bungo-Bungos arent cannibals. But the
surrounding tribes are.
are industrious entrepreneurs, meeting the
demands of hungry customers.