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Johanes Ndara Kepala, a senior Pasola warrior after bathes his horse in Waiha river, near his village Wainyapu, 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.
Johanes Ndara Kepala, a senior Pasola warrior after bathes his horse in Waiha river, near his village Wainyapu, 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