Sentence Examples


  • Among the early cultures that practiced scarification are Australian aborigines, Maori people, ancient Mayans, Sepik River tribes and people of many African nations.
  • Tribes in the Sepik region of Papua New Guinea, for instance, use ritual scarification as an initiation rite for the young men in their tribes.
  • F. "Penis Sheathing and Ritual Status in a West Sepik Village." Man 6, no. 2 (June 1971): 165–181.