tana toraja

    • 10.27.15

      The Best Place on Earth to Die

      In Tana Toraja, people keep their dead relatives' corpses in their homes for years.

    • 9.29.14

      Tana Toraja Villagers Take Tomb Sweeping to a Morbid Extreme

      The Tana Toraja regency on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi has an unusual death ritual: Every few years, families reunite to exhume the bodies of their deceased relatives, clean up the inside of their coffins, and sometimes give their ancestors a...