Baliem Valley, Papua, Indonesia
Baliem Valley, Papua, Indonesia. This woman is a member of the Dani indigenous community that resides in the central highlands of the island of Papua. The Dani live a traditional lifestyle, cultivating sweet potatoes and a few other subsistence crops and hunting feral pigs and other small game. Despite their relative isolation, their culture and lifestyle is now being affected by political, economic, military and environmental factors over whch they have little control.