Papua Tribe

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Thousand-foot house Typical Arfak tribe – It turns out that not only animals have a thousand legs, there are also houses with thousand legs. This is the traditional house of the Arfak tribe, West Papua, named Mod Aki Aksa or Igkojei and better known as the Thousand Foot House. Typically, houses on stilts have a foundation pole that is […]

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Honor Above the Asmat Chief – The Asmat tribe is known as one of the great tribes in Papua that has extraordinary local wisdom. They have great respect for the nature and lives of their predecessors. Like other tribes in Papua, this respect is usually shown in various arts they have such as dances, songs, and wood carvings typical […]

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Baliem Valley Festival – The Baliem Valley Festival is an annual event held in a field in the foothills of the Walesi District, Wamena, Jayawijaya, Papua. The festival which involved representatives of 40 districts from all of Wamena was first held in 1989. Formerly the Baliem Valley Festival was a war event between Dani, Lani, and Yali […]

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Mumification, the way the Asmat Tribe Respect the Customary Chief's Body – The process of preserving bodies through the process of mummification is not only in Egypt, but also in Indonesia, precisely in Wamena, Papua. The mummification process is the way the Dani people occupy the Baliem Valley, Wamena, to honor the bodies of their chiefs. The embalming process is done by rubbing the body […]

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