• Abandoned Korowai treehouse, West Papua, Indonesia
    Abandoned Korowai treehouse, West Papua, Indonesia
  • Korowai hunters on the edge of a treehouse clearing, West Papua, Indonesia
    Korowai hunters on the edge of a treehouse clearing, West Papua, Indonesia
  • Domaleh foraging for breadfruit, West Papua, Indonesia
    Domaleh foraging for breadfruit, West Papua, Indonesia
  • Sowayen descending after dislodging ant nest for fishbait, West Papua, Indonesia
    Sowayen descending after dislodging ant nest for fishbait, West Papua, Indonesia
  • Head of a Kombai clan stands before his tree houses
    Head of a Kombai clan stands before his tree houses
  • Woman carrying a hunting dog up a notched pole to her family tree house
    Woman carrying a hunting dog up a notched pole to her family tree house
  • Starting a fire on the floor of a Korowai tree house with tinder and a strip of rattan
    Starting a fire on the floor of a Korowai tree house with tinder and a strip of rattan
  • Lumbareh making an arrow tip in his tree house
    Lumbareh making an arrow tip in his tree house
  • Khasef gets her head shaved with a piece of split bamboo
    Khasef gets her head shaved with a piece of split bamboo
  • Father and daughter take a nap in a Korowai tree house.
    Father and daughter take a nap in a Korowai tree house.
  • Ulai looks after his kids while Wali processes the sago.
    Ulai looks after his kids while Wali processes the sago.
  • Aerial view of a tributary from Korowai country entering the Eilanden River with a rainstorm in the distance.
    Aerial view of a tributary from Korowai country entering the Eilanden River with a rainstorm in the distance.
  • Korowai man carrying a juvenile cassowary killed after it was trapped in a snare.
    Korowai man carrying a juvenile cassowary killed after it was trapped in a snare.
  • Felling a sago palm with a stone axe.
    Felling a sago palm with a stone axe.
  • Felling sago palms to become infested with the larvae of capricorn beetles, a favorite food.
    Felling sago palms to become infested with the larvae of capricorn beetles, a favorite food.
  • Wooden spikes of hardwood open a rotting sago palm for grubs of the Capricorn beetle
    Wooden spikes of hardwood open a rotting sago palm for grubs of the Capricorn beetle
  • Korowai woman processing pulverized sago palm trunk into the starchy staple for almost every meal .
    Korowai woman processing pulverized sago palm trunk into the starchy staple for almost every meal .
  • A leaf full of fish is all that was caught by a half day of emptying out a local stream
    A leaf full of fish is all that was caught by a half day of emptying out a local stream
  • A young Korowai boy turning a bundle of sago grubs on the fire during the sago feast.
    A young Korowai boy turning a bundle of sago grubs on the fire during the sago feast.
  • Korowai tree house at night.
    Korowai tree house at night.
  • Inside of a Kombai tree house.
    Inside of a Kombai tree house.
  • Clan leader Kombai tribe, standing in entryway of his family’s tree house.
    Clan leader Kombai tribe, standing in entryway of his family’s tree house.
  • A sago grub feast arranged for one of the first groups of tourists to enter Korowai country.
    A sago grub feast arranged for one of the first groups of tourists to enter Korowai country.
  • Korowai girls hanging out in the last village before entering the forest.
    Korowai girls hanging out in the last village before entering the forest.
  • Our team on the day we left for Korowai country
    Our team on the day we left for Korowai country
  • George Steinmetz taking photos of a Korowai tree house on a rainy morning.
    George Steinmetz taking photos of a Korowai tree house on a rainy morning.
  • Gerrit Van Enk giving a Korowai his first shave with a razor.
    Gerrit Van Enk giving a Korowai his first shave with a razor.
  • Johannes Veldhuizen giving Korowai child an injection against yaws.
    Johannes Veldhuizen giving Korowai child an injection against yaws.

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