TIFA 2023 People / Culture

The Ghost of Asaro

  • Prize
    Bronze in People/Culture
  • Jury Top 5 Selection
  • Photographer
    Jatenipat Ketpradit
  • Photo Date
    Aug, 2022

Mt.Gurupoka of Papua New Guinea is the land of ghosts! They emerged slowly from the trees. Scary heads were attached to grey bodies. Abruptly, they vanished and reappeared behind you like a ghost. They were Asaro Mudmen, indigenous warriors residing in high valley along Asaro River,Papua New Guinea