and I heard your voice
beneath the sod
my heart of dust
would still rejoice."
Woman of the traditional Dani tribe shows her amputated fingers in Wamena, West Papua, Indonesia. The primitive tribe still lives a very traditional existence, due to the remoteness of its location. The tribe were once famed as a head-hunting tribe and still demonstrate specific customs today, including the women cutting off segments of their fingers whenever a relative dies.
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