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DSSP 2020 | NOT FOR SALE/UNAUTHORIZED REPRODUCTIONNAME: FERNANDO, CHRYSSA R.SCORE/RATING:__________CLASS/SECTION: BSMLS 2ADATE: ____________________CHAPTER 8: THE CHALLENGE OF CULTURAL RELATIVISMACTIVITYBIZZARE CULTURAL PRACTICESInstruction:Below are some of the most bizarre cultural practices that are still beingcarried out today (All That Is Interesting, 2017). Research and study the following and fill upthe chart below:Cultural PracticeHistoryCultural SignificanceReasons Why ItDevalues Human LivesFinger amputationamongst the DaniTribe of Indonesiawhen a loved one diesThe Dani tribe lives inthe western region ofPapuaNewGuinea,which is an Indonesianprovince. With about25,000 people, the Danipeopleareoneofthemost populous andwell-knownethnicgroups in Papua. Likeall cultures, they havetheir own unique andtraditional customs fordailylifeandsignificant events, likefunerals.A Dani funeral customwas the ikipalin, ortraditionalfingeramputationrite.Fingerssignifyharmony,togetherness,andpowertotheDanipeople, and they worktogether to completechores as a family. Asa result, the fingeramputation ceremonysymbolizedtheanguish of mourningwhile also preventingmore misfortune frombefallingthedeceased's family. Italsosatisfiedtheirancestors' spirits andpreventedthedeceased's spirit fromlingering.Thetechniqueofinflicting physical painin order to expresssadness and deal withgrief.Mourningtraditionsincludecuttingone'slimbs,legs,

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