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The last Tree-Dwellers in New Guinea

The Korowai, an ethnic group in New Guinea, still live up to 40 metres above the ground in the tight spatial conditions of tree houses. Access to these dwellings is solely by means of vertiginous ladders. The Korowai continue to resist all forms of civilization, defending their territory with bows and arrows and working with Stone Age tools.

This article is taken out of the following magazine:
DETAIL 12/2004

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