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A boy with dead chicken in Wainyapu, Kodi. The dead chicken intestines is used for reading the future harvest by the Rato, Sumbanese spiritual leader. But then it will be also depend on the result of tomorrow's Pasola. 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.
A boy with dead chicken in Wainyapu, Kodi. The dead chicken intestines is used for reading the future harvest by the Rato, Sumbanese spiritual leader. But then it will be also depend on the result of tomorrow's Pasola. 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...
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Keywords:
  • Horse
  • Horseback
  • Indonesia
  • Megalithic Culture
  • Nusa Tenggara
  • People
  • Sumba
  • Traditional Sport