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Legend has it that the traditional costume of the Mudmen tribe came about when during a battle the tribesmen were beaten back into the Asaro River. Emerging from the river the men were covered in mud;the enemy saw them,thought they were spirits and fled.

Papua New Guinea, Mudmen wearing masks, front view of head and hand

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Christopher Arnesen
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Legend has it that the traditional costume of the Mudmen tribe came about when during a battle the tribesmen were beaten back into the Asaro River. Emerging from the river the men were covered in mud;the enemy saw them,thought they were spirits and fled.
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