2016
07.06
FUNERARY PRACTICES-13

GALLERY OF TAU TAU

SYNOPSIS:  Cruising Toraja Villages in search of funerary practices. 

For two days I have been on the back of Yussuf’s bike and my butt is getting sore…  But the final count is in for evidence of the different funerary practices of the Torajans.  I think it is fair to say that Torajans live and earn money to be able to pay for proper funerals. You will be judged by your community for the way you send off your loved ones.  Nothing matters more.

As someone who will be happy with a cardboard box or my ashes blown into the four directions, I have a hard time wrapping my mind around this concept.VIEW PHOTOS AND READ THE WHOLE STORY