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Colorful Huli Wigmen, Papua New Guinea, 1998

Photo: Colorful Huli Wigmen
"In the leafy highlands of Papua New Guinea at a gathering of clans—some of them former headhunters—[photographer] Jodi Cobb was looking for beauty. 'What interested me,' she says of groups like the brightly painted Huli, 'is that men are flamboyant in this culture. They take their cues from the birds. The males are the colorful ones.'"

—From "100 Best Unpublished Pictures," January 2004, National Geographic magazine collector's edition
Photograph by Jodi Cobb

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