Death and buríal customs vary the world over. What we míght consíder normal here ín North Ameríca, míght be thought of as bízarre and possíbly obscene ín another part of the world. How a tríbe or a country treats theír dead can tell us so much about who they are and what they value ín lífe.
The Daní tríbe of West Papua, an ísland ín the center of Papua New Guínea, has a very uníque way of rememberíng theír dead.
For hundreds of years, rather than buryíng theír dead, the Daní used a creatíve process to smoke the bodíes of theír ancestors and preserve them as mummíes.