Sumba

7.31.13

Blood Sacrifice in Sumba

Where Shamans and warriors worship holy sea worms.

7.12.13

Blood Sacrifice in Sumba

Sumba is an island the size of Jamaica in the Indonesian archipelago that has been cut off from the rest of the world for so long that its ancient animistic traditions survive to this day.

7.9.13

Blood Sacrifice in Sumba - Trailer

Sumba is an island the size of Jamaica in the Indonesian archipelago that has been cut off from the rest of the world for so long that its ancient animistic traditions survive to this day. It is the setting for ritual battles called Pasola which take...

7.9.13

Blood Sacrifice in Sumba

We had come to Sumba film the lead-up to the Pasola battle in Wanukaka, a village where members of the Praibakul clan had been prepping their spears and horses for this year’s fight against the neighboring Waihura clan. The battle was set to take place...

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