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King of Dayak Kahayan. Borneo, Indonesia.

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

Bawi Kuwu Dance

Dayak warrior, Borneo, Indonesia: The use of bird feathers and beads in their cultural elements reminds me of the native american cultures

Mentawai huntsmen, Indonesia. Kelana DMC - a member of Gondwana DMC's, your…

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Two Dayak men of Borneo. Dude on the left wears a sheathed Mandau sword. The shield, Mandau scabbard and guy-on-the-right's sword are decorated with human hair. The Dayaks kicked a lot of Japanese butt in the jungle during WWII.

Ibu Dayak warrior headhunters from Longnawan, North Borneo 1912

For the Dyak people of Borneo, tattoos once commemorated headhunting expeditions. The markings on some modern Dyaks, on the left is Ernesto Kalum, represent "a modern interpretation of traditional headhunting tattoos," says photographer Chris Rainier.

Photographer Chris Rainier travels the globe in search of tattoos and other examples of the urge to embellish our skin

Indonesia, Sumatra ~ Nias Warrior Costume, Indonesia 1920s ~ Nīas (Indonesian: Pulau Nias, Nias language: Tanö Niha) is an island off the western coast of Sumatra, Indonesia. Nias (Kepulauan Nias) is also the name of the archipelago, including the small Hinako Islands.

Foto Indonesia, Indonesia jaman dahulu, old pictures of Indonesia. collected from the internet.

Indonesia, Bali  ~ Young balinese dancer date and photographer unknown

Indonesia, Bali ~ Young balinese dancer date and photographer unknown