Yali People: From Hatred to Love (Irian Jaya, Indonesia)

Indonesia, Irian Jaya, Yali people   In his book Lords of the Earth, Bible translator and anthropologist, Don Richardson, tells of the Yali people, the fierce, mountain-dwelling cannibals of Irian Jaya, Indonesia. For centuries it had been their practice to torture, kill and, yes, eat the enemy people of neighboring villages. Revenge and fear were […]

Nike: God Chose Me to Become His Child (Indonesia)

Nike, Indonesia   When I was in high school, a friend asked me to go to a retreat. But the day before leaving, I got a terrible headache. I wanted to cancel it but I felt that I had to go. I followed my feelings. I decided to go. After arriving at the retreat place, […]

Yali People: From Hatred to Love (Irian Jaya, Indonesia)

Indonesia, Irian Jaya, Yali people   In his book Lords of the Earth, Bible translator and anthropologist, Don Richardson, tells of the Yali people, the fierce, mountain-dwelling cannibals of Irian Jaya, Indonesia. For centuries it had been their practice to torture, kill and, yes, eat the enemy people of neighboring villages. Revenge and fear were […]