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Caci Dance, a traditional war dance

Rica dance is a traditional War Dance played between the pair of male who fight with a whip and shield in Flores East Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia . A dancer wielding whips act as attackers and the other survive by using the shield . This dance are played during harvest thanksgiving and a new year ritual. A fighter who acts as a hitter ( called paki in local language ) trying to whip an opponent with a whip made ​​of leather buffalo dried . Whip handle is also made ​​from buffalo leather loops. And a fighter who act as deterrent ( called ta'ang ), fending off an opponent with a whip lash shield called Nggiling and arc of interwoven bamboo or rattan called Agang.

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Date Taken: 11.2015
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2015, 8:47 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Labuan Bajo, Indonesia