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Vendors at Coco Cay Island
Worshipping
White lion
Village at the edge of the hill
Central European Time
Shadow play
Water droplets on the leaves of a decorating plant glitter with the light of a setting sun.
Silhouette of Jama Masjid
Beyond Above #01
Park trees.
light inside
Mentawai Warrior
Life on Street
Balloons over Bagan
White lion resting, but alert.
Imitation. Monnet
A cherished Desire
music inside 2
street band
Drummers in Mexico City
Balboa Park
Atacama desert
Head-up
13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Mentawai Warrior

The Mentawai live in the traditional dwelling called the uma which is a longhouse and is made by weaving bamboo strips together to make walls and thatching the roofs with grass, the floor is raised on stilts and is made of wood planks.Men hunt wild pigs, deer and primates. Women and children gather wild yams and other wild food. Small animals are hunted by women.The Mentawai keep pigs, dogs,monkeys and sometimes chickens as pets.

TAGS: Culture, Indonesia, People, Travel

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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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© Mohd Irman Ismail.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2014
Total Views: 53
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2015, 10:34 a.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D800
Focal Length: 120mm
Shutter Speed: 1/3200
Aperture: f2.8
ISO: ISO320
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