Field Notes: A Sacrifice for the Afterlife in Indonesia

Tana Toraja, Indonesia: At a funeral in a remote corner of Indonesia, water buffalo are sacrificed in order to help carry the deceased to the afterlife.
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At a funeral in a remote corner of Indonesia, water buffalo are sacrificed in order to help carry the deceased to the afterlife.

This photograph originally appeared in the August/September 2017 issue of Pacific Standard.

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