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  • 1. Contemporary Traditional Asmat Culture  Who are the Asmat? jiayichen,  January 19,12 Period 4 Culture and Geography
  • 2. The Asmat an indigenous hunter gatherer culture in West Papua, indonesia.
  • 3. West Papua is about 1/2 of a very large island just north of Australia in the south pacific ocean.
  • 4. The traditional  asmat are one of the last hunter gatherer culture in the world.
  • 5. One traditional of the asmat is the piercing of the septum of the nose.
  • 6. Anther traditional asmat is painting the face and the body for both ceremony and war.
  • 7. Traditional Asmat culture is truly 
  • 8. Sadly though, deforestation, colonization, and assimilation are deeply affecting the Asmat.
  • 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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