May 24, 2014

Chimbu Man, Papua New Guinea

Photograph by Wylda Bayron

A Chimbu man—painted, pierced, and feathered—is ready for a traditional ceremony. The Chimbu are one of Papua New Guinea's largest populations; they live in the eastern highlands of the island nation. Many Chimbu grow coffee, Papua New Guinea's chief export.

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