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Dayak tribes from clan of Kenyah has wearing colourfull hat before "mengayau" rituals (mengayau= chop enemy head off). Pic took at the small village, very remote inside Kalimantan jungle, 3 days 2 night by boat. That old man has a chief of his sub clan coming as participant to the ritual.
Mengayau itself has become the centrall ritual over decades among Dayak as a sacred initiation from a boy into real man. Because of modern age, Mengayau has strickly forbiden by Law and nobody did that barerely


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