Contemporary Tradition Asmat Culture, Part 1 "Who are the Asmat?" By: Julian Gomez period: 6, Culture and Geogra...
The Asmat are 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 hunter gatherer cultures in the world.
One traditional of the Asmat is the piercing 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 cool because they do interesting thing that the past ancestors have done. 
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...
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Contemporary tradition asmat culture, part 1

  1. 1. Contemporary Tradition Asmat Culture, Part 1 "Who are the Asmat?" By: Julian Gomez period: 6, Culture and Geography Source: Mr. Ruben Meza, 2012
  2. 2. The Asmat are 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 hunter gatherer cultures in the world.
  5. 5. One traditional of the Asmat is the piercing 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 cool because they do interesting thing that the past ancestors have done. 
  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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