Nyale – West Sumba

Nyale – Wainyapu, West Sumba March 2017 Nyale are sea worms. Once a year they appear on the shores of West Sumba and play an important role in the traditional animistic Marapu believe of the Sumbanese. Early morning after the first sightings of the worms the villagers collect the Nyale. The abundance of worms forecasts …

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