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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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Bay of Triton, Hidden heaven in Papua – Speaking of Kaimana, it certainly cannot be separated from the natural beauty of the sea and its weapons. No wonder, if the beauty of the twilight in Kaimana is immortalized in an old song titled “Twilight at Kaimana” sung by Alfian. Indeed the beauty of nature in West Papua, especially in Kaimana is […]

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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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Patimburak Mosque, the Oldest Mosque in Papua – The history of Islam in Indonesia is very much, Islam entered Indonesia during the Caliphate and spread throughout the archipelago. Islam entered the archipelago peacefully without hostility so that it can be seen from its history of very rapid development. one example of Islamic civilization in terms of architecture or buildings that are […]

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