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Various Types of Traditional Papuan Dances

Dancing is one of the most common expressions of culture. Thank you westpapua.online for sharing the article about traditional Papuan dancing.

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Papuan traditional dances have unique characteristics. Because, this dance from the eastern part of Indonesia presents a number of meanings that are closely related to everyday life.

Various Types of Traditional Papuan Dances

  1. Suanggi Dance

Suanggi Dance (for complete story please visit The Enchanting Suanggi Dance)

This dance presents the story of a man who was abandoned by his wife. It is also narrated that his wife’s spirit wanders and disturbs those around him.

Finally, the man performed a ritual to appease the spirit of his wife. The ritual eventually developed into a Suanggi Dance.

  1. Awaijale Rilejale Dance

Awaijale Rilejale Dance (photo: Wikipedia)

This dance comes from the Jayapura Regency area…

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