– There is an 🇮🇩 Indonesian village where they don’t believe in burying their love ones they will rather roast and store their corpses
– The village known as Wogi is occupied by the people of tribe known as Dani tribe in New Guinea
The Dani tribe was first encountered by explorers in 1909, when they played host to a Dutch expedition in one village for several nights.
A certain part of Dani tribe was not discovered until 1938, the Grand Valley Dani, was spotted by an American from a plane
– The Wogi village can be reached through air travel because there are no roads leading there known to anybody
In this village located in Indonesia the dead are not buried but roasted over an open fire and kept as mummies for a long time.
Daily Star UK reports that the “Dani people from the central highlands of western New Guinea, Indonesia, have been able to preserve their dead for centuries with smoke”.
Though it reports that the technique is no longer in use, a tribe in Wogi – a village close to the regional capital, Wamena – has held on to a number of mummies which it refused to bury.
According to tradition in that region, smoking someone over a fire for weeks, or even months, is the ultimate show of respect for the deceased in Dani culture.
In recent years, this bizarre culture has brought tourists to this isolated part of Indonesia, more than 2,000 miles from the capital, Jakarta.
Daily Star UK reports that “Visitors can also get a glimpse of Dani traditions at Baliem Valley Festival, an annual event with mock battles between tribes.”