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A Mentawai shaman, or locally called Sikerei, is lighting his cigars made from banana leaf. The Mentawai are the tribes living traditionally in the island of Siberut, Indonesia. Here, where the changes came slow, some of the people are still living like their ancestors did centuries ago. They s till practice ancient religion called Arat Sabulungan, which believe that everything in the forest has a spirit.
A Mentawai shaman, or locally called Sikerei, is lighting his cigars made from banana leaf. The Mentawai are the tribes living traditionally in the island of Siberut, Indonesia. Here, where the changes came slow, some of the people are still living like their ancestors did centuries ago. They s till practice ancient religion called Arat Sabulungan, which believe that everything in the forest has a spirit.
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Keywords:
  • Animism
  • Archipelago
  • Indonesia
  • Jungle
  • Mentawai
  • People
  • Shaman
  • Shamanism
  • Tribal Life
  • Tribesmen