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 ...
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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
Pierre Tendean
Pierre Andreas Tendean (Batavia, February 21, 1939 – Jakarta, October 1, 1965) was a victim of the 30th September Movement (G30S) and is an Indonesian national hero.
Tendean was the only son of A....
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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...
Jivaroan languages
Jivaroan (also Hívaro, Jívaro, Jibaroana, Jibaro) is a small language family, or perhaps a language isolate, of northern Peru and eastern Ecuador.
Jivaroan consists of 4 languages:This language fa...
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Martin and Osa Johnson
Martin Elmer Johnson (October 9, 1884 – January 13, 1937) and his wife Osa Helen Johnson (née Leighty, March 14, 1894 – January 7, 1953) were American adventurers and documentary filmmakers.
In th...
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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...
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Lotha Naga
Lotha is the name of a major Naga tribe inhabiting the Wokha district of Nagaland, India.
Scholars have presented several theories about the migration of the Lothas and the other Naga tribes, base...
Januario Galut
Considered by some to be a Tingguian mercenary, and by others as merely a local villager, Januario Galut (also known as Jacinto Galut) was the man who led U.S. troops to a position from which they cou...
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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...
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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...
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Zou people
The Zou people (also spelled Zo) are an indigenous community living along the frontier of India and Burma, they are a sub-group of the Zo people (Mizo-Kuki-Chin). In India, they live with and are simi...
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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...
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Atayal language
The Atayal language is spoken by the Atayal people of Taiwan. Squliq and C’uli’ (or Ts’ole’, which includes the well-documented Mayrinax) are two major dialects. Mayrinax and Pa’kuali’, two subdialect...
Shuar people
The Shuar people are an indigenous people of Ecuador and Peru. They are members of the Jivaroan peoples, who are Amazonian tribes living at the headwaters of the Marañón River.
Shuar, in the Shuar...
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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...
Kuki people
The Kukis, also known as the Chin and in the state of Mizoram Mizo are a number of related Tibeto-Burman tribal peoples spread throughout the northeastern states of India, northwestern Burma, and the ...