Literaturaren zubitegia - Itxaro Borda. Susa literatura - Bestaldean. Ten Creepy Images of the Shrunken Heads of Ecuador. Headhunting is a practice that has been carried out by numerous cultures throughout the world.
For instance, during the Qin dynasty in ancient China, it is claimed that soldiers collected the heads of their dead enemies, and tied them around their waists. This was intended to terrorise and demoralise their enemies. Despite the fact that headhunting was not too uncommon a practice, the shrinking of human heads is one that was unique to the Jivaro natives of Ecuador and Peru. The process of making a shrunken head began by obtaining a human head in battle. Eusko Abendaren Ereserkia. An Essential Basque History, Written by a Non-Basque.
Posted on Jan 21, 2014 by Mark Bieter.
One of the challenges of being Basque can be figuring out exactly what a Basque is.