These Powerful Images Capture The Spear-Wielding Tribes Of Papua New Guinea Who Believe They Are Possessed With The Spirit Of The Crocodile

These powerful images capture the spear-wielding tribes of Papua new Guinea who believe they are possessed with the spirit of the crocodile. They show how the Kangunaman clansmen scar their backs to resemble reptile scales while the Huli Wigmen wear elaborate headdresses to signal they are ready for battle. The Kunai men – armed with spears, bows and axes – are pictured with striking red, black and yellow paint on their faces. Northern Irish photographer Trevor Cole took the stunning images during a gathering of tribes known as a Sing-Sing.


The clans come together to show off their own cultures, dances and music. (Photo by Trevor Cole/Media Drum World) Continue reading »