"Ring of Fire"

Bali Flores Irian Jaya Java Komodo Moluka Moluka islands Selayar Sulawesi Palopo, Sulawesi Sumatra Surabaya Tingall, Java Toraja Yogyakarta

Asmat, Irian Jaya, Indonesia

Scenes from

"The Ring of Fire"


Lawrence Blair and Lorne Blair



people of the Asmat and how they get about in this tide water covered land



carving the ceremonial poles



one pole for each of the local villagers whose death is to be atoned



raising the poles before the general counsel



larva as a tasty snack and painting their faces for battle



in full dress and off to the enemy village to find the victim to avenge the death of the villagers

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