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Aman Lepon, a young Mentawai Shaman or usually called Sikerei, living in the village of Buttui is preparing himself before performing "turuk laggai", the Mentawai traditional dance. 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.
Aman Lepon, a young Mentawai Shaman or usually called Sikerei, living in the village of Buttui is preparing himself before performing "turuk laggai", the Mentawai traditional dance. 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...
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Keywords:
  • Animism
  • Archipelago
  • Indonesia
  • Jungle
  • Mentawai
  • People
  • Shaman
  • Shamanism
  • Tribal Life
  • Tribesmen