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Contemporary Traditional Asmat Culture, part1 "who are the Asmat?" by SuiKang Fang 1/31/12 Period 6 Culture and ...
The Asmat are an indigenous hunter gatherer culture in West Papua, Indonesia.
West Papua is about 1/2 of a very large island just north of Australia in the South Pacific Ocean.
The Traditional Asmat are one of the last gatherer cultures in the world.
One tradition of the Asmat is the oiercing of the septum of the nose.
Another tradition of the Asmat is painting the faces and body for both ceremony and war.
Traditional Asmat Culture  is truly amazing.
Sadly though, deforestation, colonization, and assimilation are deeply affecting the Asmat
Irreversibly, this is the ending of one of earth's last traditional hunter gatherer cultures.the modern world is taking ov...
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  1. 1. Contemporary Traditional Asmat Culture, part1 "who are the Asmat?" by SuiKang Fang 1/31/12 Period 6 Culture and Geography  Source:Mr.Ruben Meza, 2012
  2. 2. The Asmat are an indigenous hunter gatherer culture in West Papua, Indonesia.
  3. 3. West Papua is about 1/2 of a very large island just north of Australia in the South Pacific Ocean.
  4. 4. The Traditional Asmat are one of the last gatherer cultures in the world.
  5. 5. One tradition of the Asmat is the oiercing of the septum of the nose.
  6. 6. Another tradition of the Asmat is painting the faces and body for both ceremony and war.
  7. 7. Traditional Asmat Culture  is truly amazing.
  8. 8. 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.
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