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Birds of Bali, Indonesia

Birds of Bali, Indonesia

Written by on September 8, 2012 in Bali Bird with 0 Comments

Birds of Indonesia Most of the info is from Wikipaedia and when it was possible from Naturia Singapore . Pictures from Wikipaedia, Arkive, Oriental Bird Images, Mandroverde, and PBase Thanks for this. 37 Birds of Paradise,  30 with pictures and pages Archboldia papuensis, Archbold’s Bowerbird, Namdur Archbold Amblyornis inornatus, Vogelkop Bowerbird, Namdur Polos Amblyornis macgregoriae, […]

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East Papua Jayawijawa Tribes

East Papua Jayawijawa Tribes

Written by on August 13, 2012 in Papuan Tribes with 0 Comments

Papua tribes Jayawijaya tribes Abinom    300   Christian Sarmi Regency, Mamberamo Hulu subdistrict, Lakes Plain area, Baso River mouth east of Dabra at Idenburg River, to headwaters in Foya Mountains. Alternate names: Avinomen, “Baso”, Foja, Foya. Dialects: Similar to Warembori [wsa]. Angguruk Yali 19.000  Christian Central highlands area northwest of Nalca, east of Grand Valley Dani. […]

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Papua, Dani Tribe, Finger Cutting

Papua, Dani Tribe, Finger Cutting

Written by on August 9, 2012 in Papuan Tribes with 0 Comments

Papua, Dani Tribe, Finger Cutting http://www.odditycentral.com/pics/tribe-practices-finger-cutting-as-a-means-of-grieving.html In some cultures amputation is a form of mourning. This was especially true of the Dani tribe from Papua, Indonesia. The members of this tribe cut off their fingers as a way of displaying their grief at funeral ceremonies. Along with amputation, they also smeared their faces with ashes […]

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East Papua, Korowai Tribe

East Papua, Korowai Tribe

Written by on August 9, 2012 in Papuan Tribes with 0 Comments

East Papua, Korowai Tribe http://www.survivalinternational.org/tribes/papuan The korowai, also called the Kolufo, are a people of southeastern Papua (i.e., the southeastern part of the western part of New Guinea). They number about 3,000. Until 1970, they were unaware of the existence of any people besides themselves. Language The Korowai language belongs to the Awyu–Dumut family (southeastern […]

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East Papua, Kimyal Tribe

East Papua, Kimyal Tribe

Written by on August 8, 2012 in Papuan Tribes with 0 Comments

East Papua, Kimyal Tribe http://www.kimyaltribe.com/ The Kimyal Tribe live in the Eastern Highlands of  Papua, Indonesia. They are sustenance farmers who were untouched by the outside world until World Team missionaries Phil & Phyliss Masters brought the Gospel to their area in 1963. Phil Masters was martyred in 1968 when he and fellow missionary Stan […]

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East Papua, Lepki Tribe

East Papua, Lepki Tribe

Written by on August 8, 2012 in Papuan Tribes with 0 Comments

East Papua, Lepki Tribe http://oysteinlundandersen.com/West-Papua/Lepki-tribal-area/Lepki_tribe_west_papua.html The Lepki people live in the interior of the western part of the island of New Guinea, which is commonly referred to as West-Papua. The area is located in the lowlands on the western side of Sogber River, a river which flows into the larger Idenburg River. The Lepki inhabit […]

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West Papua, Ketengban tribal area, Nongme, Umtambor, Urubool, Sekame

West Papua, Ketengban tribal area, Nongme, Umtambor, Urubool, Sekame

Written by on August 8, 2012 in Papuan Tribes with 0 Comments

West Papua, Ketengban tribal area, Nongme, Umtambor, Urubool, Sekame http://oysteinlundandersen.com/West-Papua/Ketengban-tribal-area/Ketengban-tribe-new-guinea.html Ketengban tribal area, New Guinea (Nongme, Umtambor, Urubool- and Sekame village)  Location:West Papua. New Guinea Island. The Ketengban people inhabit an area on the north-eastern side of the central mountain range in the IndonesianProvince of Papua, on the island of New Guinea. They live in […]

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Papua, Traditional Wedding

Papua, Traditional Wedding

Written by on July 29, 2012 in Papua Festivals with 0 Comments

Papua, Traditional Wedding The people inhabit along the shore line of North West Papua were formerly resided mangrove areas and by Dutch colony they were moved to the shore in 1920 to use dry land for better health and easier mobilization. Around 1930 Christianity was introduced by missionaries from Dutch and people from Ambon, especially […]

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