Indonesia ~ Borneo | Dayak from Kutai in war dress.  ca. 1948 or earlier | Photographer unknown

Indonesia ~ Borneo | Dayak from Kutai in war dress. ca. 1948 or earlier | Photographer unknown

The Mandau Dayak.  The mandau is the traditional weapon of the Dayak of Kalimantan, Indonesia. In the past, the majority of the native people living in the island of Kalimantan, the Dayak, were animists in belief. Perhaps the most striking is their ancient tradition of headhunting practices. And it is also precisely for this purpose that the Dayak used the mandau. | $288.99

The mandau is the traditional weapon of the Dayak of Kalimantan. They were once feared for their ancient tradition of headhunting practices.

Dayak Chief with a Breastplate.

A Dayak chief, complete with amazing headdress, costume and weaponry. Supposedly some of my ancestors were of royal blood from the Dayak tribes of Borneo! I love this image - thank you Wikipedia for schooling me in my history x

Mandau dance, Dayak tribe. Central Kalimantan

Mandau dance, Dayak tribe. Central Kalimantan

Mandau

Mandau

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