Nias Island Historical Images

Photographs from the bygone days of Nias Island
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Ancient Nias Cultures

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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.

old-indische: Nias Warrior

Ethnographic Arms & Armour - Period Photos of People with Ethnographic Arms

old-indische: Nias Warrior

Ethnographic Arms & Armour - Period Photos of People with Ethnographic Arms

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Indonesia Java Jakarta Warrior Study Portrait Old CDV Photo Woodbury & Page 1860

Indonesia Nias Real Photo Native Warrior Shield Spear 1930s RP 13 | eBay

indonesia, NIAS, Real Photo Native Warrior Shield Spear (1930s) RP (13)

old-indische: Nias Warrior

Ethnographic Arms & Armour - Period Photos of People with Ethnographic Arms

°°°° Budaya Nias °°°° - Kaskus - The Largest Indonesian Community

°°°° Budaya Nias °°°° - Kaskus - The Largest Indonesian Community

Simaetano Hili village lady - Nias

The mother of chief Borani in Simaetano Hili village , South Nias. National Museum of World Cultures.

Images from the past; a North Nias family over hundred years ago. North Nias Regency, Nias Island, Indonesia. www.northniastourism.com

Images from the past; a North Nias family over hundred years ago. North Nias Regency, Nias Island, Indonesia. www.northniastourism.com

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