Before the Battle

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A participant in the annual Pasola ‘battle’ which pits to opposing groups of clans (upper and lower) against each other with blunt wooden lances is part of a series of celebrations of the wet rice cultivation in Sumba, including the Nyalé rituals of the swarming of the leodici viridus seaworms which augur the condition of the harvest.

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