DEBORAH O'NEIL | Florida International University
The man identified himself as a leader of the Gogodala tribe of Papua New Guinea.
He told Parfitt: You’re the guy who proved the Lemba are really Jews? We are the same as the Lemba.
A few days later the Papuan man showed up in Parfitt’s hotel with a hat full of hair plucked from fellow tribe members. He asked Parfitt to test the strands to see if the Gogodala were a Lost Tribe of Israel.