Abai Lau Lau with her cow. Although famous for its hunting tradition, nowadays the Mentawai also start to breed their own animal. They usually will sell it later for money. 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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