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A Yali woman is smearing ash on a pig. The ash was kept on the banana leaf on the ground. She is wearing a short fiber skirt, head net, and spider web necklace with beads.

A Dani woman carrying a load of sweet potatoes in a net bag with sweet potato leaves on her head.

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Wililke is Wali's wife and the older woman, Yamake, is the older wife of Wali. In the first image, both are shown wearing a noken on their heads. In the following images, they place Wililke's baby inside another noken, which has banana leaves cushion…

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Wililke is Wali's wife. She removes the leaves from the stem and put them in the net for cushion for her baby.


A scene at the Wile Village at Baliem Gorge

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Three men standing on a rock on Baga Ridge

The name 'Walo' means snake. He is wearing a penis sheath, a knitted cap, and a (metal?) ring above his elbows. Close-up shows the string holding up penis sheath.

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Simon Silimek climbs over a fence gate at Sekan Village. A close-up shows his amputated fingertips. Two fingertips were cut for one son and two fingertips for another.

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A smiling man with a beard and curly cap.

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A man called Tuwesike standing by a sing tree at Sekan Village.
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