Sulawesi

Dreams from the Gods

Dreams from the Gods
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The Sadan Toraja are known for their elaborate houses, cliff burials and ancestor effigies, but it is the weavers of the remote Toraja Karataun who make the elaborate architectural textiles for which their neighbors are known, and the women of Mamasa who maintain a fragile tablet weaving tradition. Karataun is the most isolated area Threads of Life visits. Living two day’s travel from the nearest town has made for strong, independent people.