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Contact: Lee J. Siegel
University of Utah

Enga compensation ceremony

Caption: Enga tribal villagers gather at Irelya, Papua New Guinea, in 2010 for a village court compensation ceremony aimed settling a homicide case to avoid warfare between clans. Pigs are given to the victim’s clan as compensation from the offender’s clan.

Credit: Polly Wiessner, University of Utah.

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