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Penis gourds worn by the Dani tribesmen were once banned here, during Indonesia’s ‘Operasi Koteka’ (an attempt to force the men to wear clothes) in the 1970s. But some old men who come into town for supplies or to hawk their wares are regularly seen wearing them.


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