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Gimokodan

by Micha F. Lindemans
Among the Bagobo of Mindanao (Philippines), the Land of the Dead. It is surrounded by the Dark River. There, the souls of the dead will meet a many-breasted giantess who will suckle them before they enter Gimokodan. The land consists of two areas: the Red Region is reserved for the heroes who died in battle; the White Region is for ordinary people. They will rest in daytime and wander around at night.

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