Javanese Warrior Spearman & Swordsman (c. 1910 CE Java)

Antique and Classic Photographic Images. Java, Dutch India (Indies), ca 1910 (Actors).

Dani tribe, Baliem Valley, Papua - Indonesia   photo by Diego Verges

Dani tribe, Baliem Valley, Papua - Indonesia photo by Diego Verges

Man of Nias, Sumatra, Indonesia in ceremonial costume. Mentawai (also known as Mentawei and Mentawi) people are the native people of the Mentawai Islands, West Sumatra province, Indonesia.  The Mentawai population is estimated to be about 64,000. The Mentawai language belongs to the Austronesian language family. The people are characterised by their heavy spirituality, body art and their tendency to sharpen their teeth, a practice they feel makes one beautiful.

les-sources-du-nil: “ Man of Nias in ceremonial costume, including the warrior’s neck emblem and elaborate headgear (The poster is printed in the Nias language, which was never written until.

Indonesia ~ Cut Nyak Dien, one of the world's greatest female war commanders - Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia

Indonesia ~ Cut Nyak Dien, one of the world's greatest female war commanders - Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia

Indonesia - Sumatra, Nias Island | Warrior / soldier. | Photographer and date unknown

Indonesia - Sumatra, Nias Island | Warrior / soldier. | Photographer and date unknown

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