A lamafa, or harpooner, leaps towards a dolphin, off the coast of Lamalera, Indonesia. Picture Doug Bock Clark

The last whale hunters: traditions of Indonesian tribe under threat from modernity

  • The remote village of Lamalera is home to the world’s last true subsistence whalers
  • For its younger generations, which will prove greater, the call of the modern world, or the echo of their ancestors?
Topic |   Indonesia

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A lamafa, or harpooner, leaps towards a dolphin, off the coast of Lamalera, Indonesia. Picture Doug Bock Clark
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