Tari, Tapicha

Written by on July 11, 2012 in Papua Festivals with 0 Comments

Tari, Tapicha



Women and widows calling for revenche…
Nog actueel, lees:
According to tradition, a death should be avenged by another death or the killer’s tribe must pay a hefty fine of prized pigs and hold a feast to seal peace.

Papua in eastern Indonesia is home to tribes that engage in elaborate war rituals to resolve disputes, with each camp taking turns to shoot arrows and throw spears. Around 15 people were killed in weeks of clashes last year.

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