The Highlands

Asaro Mudmen - warriors with huge mud masksMudman wearing arse grassAsaro MudmanAsaro Mudman making fireHuli WigmanHuli Wigmen preparing for sing-singHornbill beak, boar tusk and cassowary quill ornamentsHuli WigmenHuli Wigmen sing-sing dance with kundu drumsHuli sing-sing dance with kundu drumsSpirit House dancer with kundu drumHuli Spirit Dance with kundu drumsFlying in Papua - you'd never know who's across the aisleTari AirportTariHuli hair growing ritual to make wig - spraying magic waterHair growing for wig - moisturizing ritual 3 times a day under guidance of a master wigmanEntourage for clan killing - chaperone, woman vowing pay-back, widow, mournerHuli childSmoking bamboo pipeHuli ChiefIn Huli Chief's HouseHuli Chief's first wifeHuli youthsHuli widow's houseHuli womenAmbua Lodge