West Sumatra Customary Home and Apparel Mentawai tribe

Written by on May 26, 2012 in Sumatera Historical Building with 0 Comments

West Sumatra Customary Home and Apparel Mentawai tribe

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The Mentawai Islands are a chain of about seventy islands and islets off the western coast of Sumatra in Indonesia. Siberut (4,030 km²) is the largest of the islands. The other major islands are Sipura, North Pagai (Pagai Utara) and South Pagai (Pagai Selatan). The islands lie approximately 150 km off the Sumatran coast, across the Mentawai Strait. The indigenous inhabitants of the islands are known as the Mentawai people.

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