The History of the Shuar - Shrunken Heads
The Shuar first came to worldwide attention in the late 19th century for their custom of head hunting and shrinking the heads to the size of an orange. 
This site explains who, why, where and how this unusual tradition came to be. These exhibits and history of traditional cultures excite the imagination and open doors to greater understanding of indigenous peoples around the world.


The material contained in this web site is of a sensitive nature and is not intended to to offend any native cultures.

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