Kodi tarik batu

Kodi and Southwest Sumba

August 13, 2018 Elliot 0

The homeground of the pasola tradition, Kodi is another very interesting region of Sumba to explore. I was lucky to attend an impressive stone pulling ceremony. A few tons moved only by human labour…

Sumba culture

Sumbanese Culture : the Marapu

August 12, 2018 Elliot 0

Part 2 : the doctrine, some myths about the creation of the world, the role of rato, the classification of spirits and the state of marapu today