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Finger Cutting Tradition

It is a tradition for the people of Dani to cut each of their fingers every time a relative dies. Pictured here, a Dani woman has had 4 of her fingers cut which means 4 of her relatives had passed away.

TAGS: Culture, Fingers, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Tradition

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Malang, Indonesia
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2013
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Filed Under: Culture and the Arts
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 27, 2014, 12:49 p.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D7000
Focal Length: 18mm
Shutter Speed: 1/59
Aperture: f10
ISO: ISO200
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