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Portrait of a Rato, Sumbanese spiritual leader, during the ritual before Pasola started in Bondo Kawango, Kodi. Pasola is an ancient tradition from the Indonesian island of Sumba. Categorized as both extreme traditional sport and ritual, Pasola is an annual mock horse warfare performed in response to the harvesting season. In the battelfield, the Pasola warriors use blunt spears as their weapon. However, fatal accident still do occurs.
Portrait of a Rato, Sumbanese spiritual leader, during the ritual before Pasola started in Bondo Kawango, Kodi. Pasola is an ancient tradition from the Indonesian island of Sumba. Categorized as both extreme traditional sport and ritual, Pasola is an annual mock horse warfare performed in response to the harvesting season. In the battelfield, the Pasola warriors use blunt spears as their weapon. However, fatal accident still do occurs.
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Keywords:
  • Horse
  • Horseback
  • Indonesia
  • Megalithic Culture
  • Nusa Tenggara
  • People
  • Sumba
  • Traditional Sport