Funeral (Pesta Mati ), Tanatoraja, Sulawesi, Indonesia
With death in Tanatoraja the spirit transcends this world and enters eternity. In elaborate ceremony effigies of the deceased, processions of gong-beaters, war dancers and family pay homage to the dead. Buffalos are sacrificed and feasting is great.
Tanatoraja, Sulawesi, Indonesia, funeral, parade, death, ceremony, ritual, sacrifice, tradition, procession, offerings
ORIGINAL FORMAT: 35mm colour transparency
FILE SIZE: RGB file up to 55 mg available
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