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Tause Tribe: Mamberamo Waropen 10 Days Tour

Tause Tribe: Mamberamo Waropen 10 Days Tour

Written by on August 13, 2012 in Papua Tours with 0 Comments

Tause Tribe: Mamberamo Waropen 10 Days Tour http://www.papua-adventures.com/tause-tribe-10-days.php Note: Please read our web page of the Tause tribe: Mamberamo/Waropen. This tour is different from our other Tause tribe tour (which features more jungle trekking). This tour is 10 Days and involves a Base Camp with daily treks into the jungle. The Tause tribe lives in […]

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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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East Papua, Jayapura, Kaure Tribe

East Papua, Jayapura, Kaure Tribe

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

East Papua, Jayapura, Kaure Tribe http://oysteinlundandersen.com/West-Papua/Kaure-tribal-area/Kaure_Aurina_Hulu-Atas_Idenburg.html The Kaure people live in region in north-east of West-Papua. The most well known Kaure villages are: Kaure, Lereh and Aurina 1 & 2. Lereh have recently been targeted for palm oil plantations, and large scale logging operations in the north of the area had already started to show in 2006. […]

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East Papua, Jayapura, Lake Sentani, Ondoafi Tribe, Baberonko Village

East Papua, Jayapura, Lake Sentani, Ondoafi Tribe, Baberonko Village

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

East Papua, Jayapura, Lake Sentani, Ondoafi Tribe, Baberonko Village Lake Sentani is located on the western part of the island of New Guinea, 15km west of the city of Jayapura. The ethnic people of Lake Sentani are named the Sentani people. These have a distinct language and culture, although related to the other peoples in the […]

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East Papua, Mek Tribe

East Papua, Mek Tribe

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

East Papua, Mek Tribe http://oysteinlundandersen.com/West-Papua/Mek-tribal-area/Mek_tribe_Nalca_and_Kona_new_guinea.html Mek tribal area, West-Papua (villages of Nalca and Kona) Location:West Papua. New Guinea Island. The Mek tribe inhabit a large area located in the central-eastern region of the mountainous region of West-Papua. They are considered to be one of the most populated tribes in this region. Many simple airstrips have […]

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