Who are the_asmat_

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Who are the_asmat_

  1. 1. Contemporary Traditional Asmat Culture  Who are the Asmat? jiayichen,  January 19,12 Period 4 Culture and Geography
  2. 2. The Asmat 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 hunter gatherer culture in the world.
  5. 5. One traditional of the asmat is the piercing of the septum of the nose.
  6. 6. Anther traditional asmat is painting the face and the body for both ceremony and war.
  7. 7. Traditional Asmat culture is truly 
  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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