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Local tribesman wearing a penis gourd, called a horum, and a hat of bird feathers carries a sack of vegetables and handful of bananas on a trail near Kurima, in the central highlands of the South Baliem Valley, Irian Jaya, Indonesia. His body is rubbed with pig grease to help protect him from chilly weather. Since the making of this photograph, Irian Jaya was renamed Papua.

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Local tribesman wearing a penis gourd, called a horum, and a hat of bird feathers carries a sack of vegetables and handful of bananas on a trail near Kurima, in the central highlands of the South Baliem Valley, Irian Jaya, Indonesia. His body is rubbed with pig grease to help protect him from chilly weather. Since the making of this photograph, Irian Jaya was renamed Papua.