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Dani village in the Kurulu area, Baliem valley, Papua Barat, Indonesia

Dani village in the Kurulu area, Baliem valley, Papua Barat, Indonesia

Dani village in the Kurulu area, Baliem valley, Papua Barat, Indonesia

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Wim Tok Mabel's mummy held by one of his descendant. Apparently the mummy is 362 years old. Wim Tok Mabel was a "big man" and everybody in the valley wanted his advices. Even nowadays somebody is looking for his advice! Sumpaima village, Baliem valley (Papua Barat, Indonesia).

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Published on 1/20/07

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