With the evolution of mankind and different cultures many peculiar traditions came into existence. Man is always curious about what happens to the soul after death. Mystery of hanging coffins is a weird tradition practiced in China, Philippines and Indonesia. There are few communities existing in China, Philippines and Indonesia […]
The Torajans are an ethnic tribes indigenous to a hilly district of South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Their populace is around 1,100,000, of whom 450,000 live in the regime of Tana Toraja (“Land of Toraja”). The ethnic tribe treat the dead as simply debilitated, offering them food, water and even cigarettes, until […]
Lip plates also known as lip plugs are done by Suri tribe and Mursi tribe of Ethiopia and South Sudan one near the Omo river. The practice involves incising a hole in the lower lip and fitting a rounded plate inside of it. The plate is intended to stretch the lip out and is replaced with a bigger one as the lip enlarges.