Huli - Papua New Guinea
Huli Wigmen | Tari, Hela province, The Highlands | Papua New Guinea, 2017
In addition to these elaborate headdresses grown from their own hair, they wear bright facial paint in red, yellow and white – colours chosen to strike fear into their enemy in times of conf lict. Nowadays, Huli men more often wear their traditional dress to sing and dance. The sing-sing was initiated by Australian settlers hoping to persuade local people to display their cultural pride peacefully, rather than through conflict.
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