korowai

(redirected from Korowai tribes)

korowai

(kɒrɒwɑːiː)
n, pl korowai
(Clothing & Fashion) NZ a decorative woven cloak worn by a Māori chief
[Māori]
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The two biggest lowland tribes are the Mamberamo clans, located in the heavily forested north, and the Kombai and Korowai tribes, found in their tree houses in the Asmat swamps to the south.