Portraits from Papua New Guinea, 2001

I travelled to Papua New Guinea back in August 2001 and witnessed the spectacular tribal gathering at the Mt Hagen Sing Sing, an annual festival held in the highlands. I took these photographs with my Nikon FM (I forgot what lens I used) on slide.

Warrior at the Mt Hagen Sing Sing

Warrior at the Mt Hagen Sing Sing

 

Warrior at the Mt Hagen Sing Sing

His head dress is made from human hair

 

Warrior at the Mt Hagen Sing Sing

Close up of the man with the human hair head dress

 

Warrior at the Mt Hagen Sing Sing

Notice the bird of paradise feathers in this head dress

 

Warrior at the Mt Hagen Sing Sing

Azaro Mud Man

 

Warrior at the Mt Hagen Sing Sing

The fur he was wearing was from a tree kangaroo

 

 

 

 

 

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