Contemporary traditional asmat_culture_part1_w (1)

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Contemporary traditional asmat_culture_part1_w (1)

  1. 1. Contemporary Traditional Asmat Culture,Part1 "Who are the Asmat?" By:Celeste Garcia,1/24/12 period1,Culture and Geography  source:Mr.Ruben Meza,2012  
  2. 2. The Asmat are an indigenous hunter gatherer culture in the West Papua, Indonesia <ul><li>  </li></ul>
  3. 3. West Papua is about 1/2 of a very large island north of Astralia in the South pacific Ocean. <ul><li>  </li></ul>
  4. 4. The traditional Asmat are one of the last hunter gatherer cultures in the world. <ul><li>  </li></ul>
  5. 5. One traditional Asmat is the piercing of the septum of the nose. <ul><li>  </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>  </li></ul>Another tradition of the Asmat is painting the face and body for both ceremony and war.
  7. 7. Traditional Asmat culture is truly traditional then other cultures. <ul><li>  </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>  </li></ul>Sadly though,deforestation, colonization, and assimilation are deeply affecting the Asmat.
  9. 9. Irreversibly, this is the ending of one of earth's last traditional hunter gatherer cultures.The modern world is taking over the Asmat. <ul><li>  </li></ul>

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