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Young Mentawai man with young boy. Siberut Island, Indonesia. Mentawai medicine men make a potion with local medicinal plants to cure a tooth ache. Siberut Island, Indonesia. Mentawai medicine men treat a woman with tooth ache using herbs and shamanism. Siberut Island. Indonesia.
Mentawai medicine men drive away the evil spirit. Siberut Is. Indonesia. Mentawai children. Siberut Island, Indonesia. Mentawai Medicine Man hunts in the rainforest with bow & arrow. Siberut Is. Indonesia
Aman Baoi, Mentawai medicine man, climbing a tree in the rainforest.  Siberut Is. Indonesia. Bow & arrow at the ready Aman Baoi stalks a monkey. Siberut Island. Indonesia. A dead child commemorated with outline of hand & Foot on the bark of a Durian Tree. Siberut Island, Indonesia.
A dead child commemorated on the bark of a Durian Tree. Siberut Island. Indonesia. Mentawai man cuts palm branches to use as racks for drying leaves on. Siberut Island, Indonesia. Mentawai men catch the breeze at the entrance of an Uma. Siberut Is. Indonesia.
Mentawai medicine man with tattoed hands gathers herbs Siberut Island. Indonesia. Mentawai medicine man in a longhouse. Above him monkey skulls. Siberut. Indonesia. Mentawai girl watches from the door of the Uma. Siberut. Indonesia.
Mentawai boy in front of  small house made of Sago Palm leaves and local woods. Matotonan, Siberut, Indonesia. Mentawai boy plays with bow & arrow & shooting monkeys. Matotonan. Siberut.Indonesia Young Mentawai girl fishing in a flooded taro garden. Siberut Is. Indonesia
Mentawai Medicine Man gathering medicinal plants in the rainforest.  Siberut, Indonesia. Mentawai medicine man gathers rainforest plants he will use for healing. Siberut Island, Indonesia Gaharu wood held by a collector, it is used in incense. Siberut. Indonesia.
Mentawai boy and Matotonan village in mist. Siberut. Indonesia. A Mentawai woman prepares sago in the longhouse. Siberut Is. Indonesia. Young Mentawai man with young boy. Siberut Island, Indonesia.
Mentawai woman returns with leaves she uses to cook sago in. Siberut Is. Indonesia. Mentawai man carries a pig to pay medicine men for a cure. Siberut Is. Indonesia. Mentawai medicine man exam- ines chick entrails he has used to help a sick man. Siberut Island, Indonesia.
Mentawai Medicine man makes display of plants & feathers to call spirits to help him. Siberut Island, Indonesia. A Mentawai man bakes sago in bamboo sticks over a fire. Siberut. Indonesia Mentawai men travel in a dugout canoe on the Rereiket river. Siberut, Indonesia.
Mentawai man in his dugout canoe goes up to his village  Siberut Is. Indonesia. Mentawai medicine man making arrows to shoot monkeys. Siberut Island, Indonesia. Young Mentawai children in front of a house, at the new government social village at Puro. Siberut Island, Indonesia
The Catholic Church built by people in the the social village of Puro. Siberut Island, Indonesia. Loggers sit on Meranti logs felled from rainforest at Tiok. Siberut. Indonesia. Children walking through the monsoon rains. Sumatra. Indonesia.
Mentawai medicine man on rainforest meranti logs. Siberut Island, Indonesia. Mentawai medicine man stands on broken bulldozer in his rainforest. Indonesia. Mentawai medicine man on rainforest meranti logs. Siberut Island, Indonesia.

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