Papua New Guinea
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Children Carrying Water - Trobriand Is

Helping out around the house, carrying water is left to the kids on the Trobriand Islands, east of the PNG’s main island.

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Konmal Tribesman

You have a little something on your lip. This guy has tied a couple of boar tusks under his nose to look fierce although his friendly grin is helping in that regard. Proud to be photographed and representing the Konmal Tribe, he was in Mt Hagen for the annual Highland Show.

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4 years, 8 months ago Posted in: Best of - portraits, fp, Papua New Guinea 1
Tari Wigman

Don’t touch the do! Seriously. These guys spend years growing their hair to weave magical wigs that will last them a lifetime. No sex, some serious taboos, a strict diet and a whole lot of grooming go into growing a perfect head of hair. And what goes nicely with a beautiful hair style? Feathers and [...]

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Chimbu Mudmen

The tribesmen of Chimbu are famous – well at least in Papua New Guinea – for their ‘mudmen’ look. When every other tribe are going hard out in feathers and leaves, these guys have opted for a more earthy (literally) approach. The unfired masks and their mud-smeared bodies are all that they need to make [...]

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