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Oceania, Etc: vendor of South Seas Art
hiltiki
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Joined: Jun 10, 2004
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From: Reseda, calif.
Posted: 2009-03-02 1:50 pm   Permalink

I was looking for some tapa cloth fabric designs and I came up this thread. If you haven't seen it you should check out the entire thread.

 
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Hakalugi
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Joined: Aug 10, 2004
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From: Redondo Beach, CA
Posted: 2017-08-01 4:09 pm   Permalink

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On 2005-12-02 17:58, I dream of tiki wrote:
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To this day, the Toraja traditionally live in small settlements perched on hilltops & surrounded by stone walls. Each village is composed of several extended families which inhabit a series of houses called Tongkonan, arranged in a circular row around an open field. In the middle stands a sacred stone or Banyan tree used for ritual offerings, and granaries (lumbung) face the dwellings. ...




These Tongkonan houses are quite amazing.







 
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uncle trav
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Joined: Apr 27, 2005
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From: Kalamazoo
Posted: 2017-08-01 4:22 pm   Permalink

Now that would be an interesting build!

 
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