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Papua New Guinea Initiation

Papua New Guinea Initiation

Papua New Guinea Initiation

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Photographer's Hometown
FREELAND, WA

Status
Semi-Professional

Photo Subject and/or Photo Location
Yamok Village, Papua New Guinea

Technical Specs
Sony a7rIV, 24-70 Zeiss lens

A little about this image...
The dancers are initiated men dancing all night before new initiates were taken into the spirit house the next morning. This was in the remote village of Yamok, a two hour walk through the jungle, after a dugout trip up the Sepik River. Initiations only occur once every ten years, and I had the good fortune to be invited as an outsider to witness this amazing event.

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