Highlights near Wosera-Gawi

Scarring Ritual

At the age of eight, there is a special ritual where they are first desensitized by being mildly whipped with a numbing cacti. They then are carved into with a knife and given amazing patterns of adornment. The fresh wounds are covered with sap which makes for the embossed skin. And so the crocodile is magically embedded within.

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East Sepik Province

East Sepik Province
Papua New Guinea
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