Headhunting
Headhunting is the practice of taking and preserving a person's head after killing the person. Headhunting was practised in historic times in parts of Oceania, South and Southeast Asia, West and Centr...
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Giant 7 – 8 Foot Skeletons Uncovered In Ecuador Sent For Scientific Testing
Strikingly tall skeletons uncovered in the Ecuador and Peru Amazon region are undergoing examination in Germany, according to a research team headed by British anthropologist Russell Dement. In late 2...
Mokomokai
Mokomokai are the preserved heads of Māori, the indigenous people of New Zealand, where the faces have been decorated by tā moko tattooing. They became valuable trade items during the Musket Wars of ...
Mokomokai - Wikipedia
American mutilation of Japanese war dead
During World War II, some members of the United States military mutilated dead Japanese service personnel in the Pacific theater of operations. The mutilation of Japanese service personnel included th...
American mutilation of Japanese war dead - Wikipedia
Sinlung
Sinlung, sometimes called Chhinlung or Khul, is the ancestral home of the Zohnahthlâk. The Hmars trace their origin to Sinlung. Numerous poems, songs and tales about this place have been made and hand...
Huaorani people
The Huaorani, Waorani or Waodani, also known as the Waos, are native Amerindians from the Amazonian Region of Ecuador (Napo, Orellana and Pastaza Provinces) who have marked differences from other ethn...
Atayal people
The Atayal (Chinese: 泰雅; pinyin: Tàiyǎ), also known as the Tayal and the Tayan, are one tribe of Taiwanese aborigines. In 2014, the Atayal tribe numbered 85,888. This was approximately 15.9% ...
Atayal people - Wikipedia
Giant 7 – 8 Foot Skeletons Uncovered In Ecuador Sent For Scientific Testing
Strikingly tall skeletons uncovered in the Ecuador and Peru Amazon region are undergoing examination in Germany, according to a research team headed by British anthropologist Russell Dement. In late 2...
Druidry
A druid (Irish: Druí; Welsh: Derwydd) was a member of the educated, professional class among the Celtic peoples of Gaul, Britain, Ireland, and possibly elsewhere during the Iron Age. The drui...
Druidry - Wikipedia
Caroline Mytinger
Caroline Mytinger (March 6, 1897 – November 3, 1980), was an American portrait painter born in Sacramento, California, and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. She is best known for her paintings of indigenous ...
Iban people
The Ibans are a branch of the Dayak peoples of Borneo. In Malaysia, most Ibans are located in Sarawak, a small portion in Sabah and some in west Malaysia. They were formerly known during the colonial ...
Iban people - Wikipedia
Paiwan people
The Paiwan (Chinese: 排灣; pinyin: Páiwān) are an aboriginal tribe of Taiwan. They speak the Paiwan language. In 2014, the Paiwan numbered 96,334. This was approximately 17.8% of Taiwan's total ...
Paiwan people - Wikipedia
Oevaang Oeray
Johanes Chrisostomus Oevaang Oeray (18 August 1922 – 17 July 1986) was an Indonesian politician. He was the Governor of West Kalimantan from 1960 to 1966; he was the first ethnic Dayak to hold th...
Oevaang Oeray - Wikipedia
Igorot people
Igorot, or Cordillerans, is the collective name of several Austronesian ethnic groups in The Philippines, who inhabit the mountains of Luzon. These highland peoples inhabit the six provinces of the Co...
Igorot people - Wikipedia
F.D.J. Pangemanann
Frederick D. J. Pangemanann (also Pangemanan; 1870–1910) was a Minahasa journalist and novelist active in the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia).
Frederick Pangemanann was born to the Pangemanan cl...
Kelabit people
The Kelabit are an indigenous people of the Sarawak/North Kalimantan highlands of Borneo with a minority in the neighbouring state of Brunei. They have close ties to the Lun Bawang. The elevation ther...
Pu Lalhmingthanga
Pu Lalhmingthanga (born 3 June 1940) is an Indian politician who is the chief of the Mizoram People's Conference, a recognised political party in the Indian state of Mizoram. He is also a member of t...
Tsunki
Tsunki is the name for the primordial spirit shaman within the Shuar people and the Achuar people of Amazonia. The term is derived from the Jivaroan language family. The term Tsunki can also be transl...
Bisaya (Borneo)
The Bisaya are an indigenous people of the north-west and the coast line of Borneo, Malaysia. They mostly live near the Beaufort district, the Padas River in the Sabah region and along the Limbang Riv...
Bisaya (Borneo) - Wikipedia
Kombai people
The Kombai are a Papuan people of Melanesia living in the Indonesian province of Papua in Western New Guinea.
The Kombai have become prominent to the outside world primarily because of their tradi...
Huambisa people
The Huambisas are a native tribe of Peru, living on the upper Marañón and Santiago rivers. In 1841 they drove all the civilized Indians from the neighboring mission, and in 1843 they killed all the in...
Xiao Xun
Xiao Xun (Chinese: 小薰; pinyin: Xiao Xun) is a singer and actress. She is in the Taiwanese girl band Hey Girl. Her specialties are playing piano, singing, and acting. Her interests are playing ...
Sumi Naga
The Sumi Naga is one of the major Naga tribes in Nagaland, India. The Sumis mainly inhabit the Zunheboto district, although many have migrated outside Nagaland for work and education.They are also the...
Sumi Naga - Wikipedia
Reivilie Angami
Reivilie Angami (1923–1998) was an insurgent who served in the British Indian Army from 1943 to 1948 and went on to join the Naga National Council in 1949, rising to the position of Brigadier within t...
Hmar people
Hmar is the name of one of the numerous Chin-Kuki-Mizo tribes of India, spread over a large area in the northeast. The Hmars belong to the Chin-Kuki-Mizo group of tribes, and are recognised as Schedul...
Thiek
Thiek is one of the numerous pahnams or sub-tribes of the Hmar tribe of India. The Thieks have their own dialect which is still widely spoken in Dima Hasao and parts of Cachar District in Assam and Ma...
Sawi people
The Sawi or Sawuy are a tribal people of Western New Guinea, Indonesia. They were known to be cannibalistic headhunters as recently as the 1950s. Since then, many of the tribe have converted to Christ...