Traditional Whaling in Indonesia

Lamalera, in eastern Indonesia on the Sawu Sea, is one of last traditional whaling villages on earth. With hand-held harpoons, men hunt giant sperm whales from small oar-powered boats on the open seas.

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Preserving Tribal Culture in Timor

Boti village, a “kingdom” located in the high remote mountains of Timor, Indonesia has a unique animist religion and strict traditional culture and ways of living that have changed little with the advance of time.

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Culture and Nature in China

China’s NW Yunnan Province, in the eastern Himalayas, is a world biodiversity hotspot where four great rivers of Asia run within 60 miles of each other and where 15 of China’s ethnic minorities call home.

Scroll below to see Photovoices galleries from Northwest Yunnan.