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Photographer's Note

I thought no color would fit this famous row of traditional tongkonan houses in the Toraja region of Sulawesi. Contrary to the expectations one has as a tourist visiting Toraja, Kete Kesu is still a functional village, not a tourist trap, some tongkonans are inhabited (one had a top notch stereo in one of the rooms), while all of them serve as a meeting place of the clan. In order to reinforce the ties of the clan members with the tongkonan, many parents bury their children's placentas under the tongkonan.

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  • Copyright: Tanja Al (tanjagari) (380)
  • Genre: Lieux
  • Medium: Noir & blanc
  • Date Taken: 2016-08-08
  • Categories: Vie quotidienne
  • Exposition: 1/21 secondes
  • Versions: version originale
  • Date Submitted: 2017-07-04 13:22
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