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  • 1. The Asmat Background
  • 2. The Asmat are 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 cultures in the world.
  • 5. One tradition of the Asmat is the piercing of the septum of the nose.
  • 6. Another tradition of the Asmat is painting the faces and body for both ceremony and war.
  • 7. Traditional Asmat culture is truly about living together with family
  • 8. Sadly though, deforestation, colonization,and assimilation is deeply affecting the Asmat
  • 9. Irreversibility, this is the ending of one of earths last traditional hunter gatherer cultures. The modern world is taking over the Asmat
  • 10. Irreversibility, this is the ending of one of earths last traditional hunter gatherer cultures. The modern world is taking over the Asmat

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