Huli - Papua New Guinea
Huli Wigmen | Ambua Falls, Tari Valley | Papua New Guinea, 2010
The Huli are perhaps best known for their elaborate face paint. It has been said that this was originally war paint, with the vibrant colours being used to strike fear into the hearts of their enemies, as well as to create an altered state of consciousness for the Huli warriors.
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