Traditional funeral customs in central highlands
Made entirely of wood, the houses are where the locals keep the bodies of their loved ones as well as their personal effects and working tools. It is in their belief that in the after life the dead has need for such items just as they did when they were alive. Most distinguishable features are various statutes carved from fresh wood, which local install as parts of a protective fence around the dead’s final resting places.
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