10 Unique Rituals of Various Cultures Around The World

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9. Ritual Finger Amputation

9. Ritual Finger Amputation
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All women and children related to a dead man among the Dani people of Papua New Guinea had to cut their own fingers to identify with the pain and sorrow of death. This gruesome ritual was also believed to drive away evil spirits.

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