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Making sago - Kairiru Island, Papua New Guinea

Making sago - Kairiru Island, Papua New Guinea

Making Sago - Kairiru Island, Papua New Guinea

Making Sago - Kairiru Island, Papua New Guinea

Previous pin said this was a person from the Omo tribe in Ethiopia

Documentary Photography, African Tribes, Ethiopia: Hans Silvester's documentation of the Omo Valley's Surma and Mursi tribes and their body adornment via mineral paints and floral headpieces.

Traditional Gulf dancer from Papua New Guinea

Traditional Gulf dancer from Papua New Guinea

Spirit dancer from the Highlands of Papua New Guinea.

This masalai or spirit carries a garland of pig bones.

Traditional courtship 'karim lek' ritual in the Western Highlands Province. http://www.papuanewguinea.travel/westernhighlands

Traditional courtship 'karim lek' ritual in the Western Highlands Province. http://www.papuanewguinea.travel/westernhighlands

Two Motu women with back tattooing, ca. 1915. Kaiakaro designs on the spine or waist comprise an abstract "star" motif like a Maltese or St. Andrews cross. The motif is related to flight and may also represent the brilliant colors of certain butterflies from the region. Gado tattoos appear on the upper shoulders and buttocks and resemble serpents slithering downwards and horizontally.

Two Motu women with back tattooing, ca. Kaiakaro designs on the spine or…

Papua, Sepik: "Eingeborene Kaiserin Augusta Strom 280 Meilen von der Mundung", c1903

Papua, Sepik: "Eingeborene Kaiserin Augusta Strom 280 Meilen von der Mundung", c1903

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