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The living and the dead in the Kanak society
The Kanak space is inhabited by the living and the dead in an interpenetration where each has its own, although not exclusive, territory. The world of the living is represented in the fertility of the soil, the abundance of plants, the water, the landscaping. The space of the dead is far from the habitat of the living and confined to dry, poor, sterile areas where the burials are established in caves - like that of Jokin cliffs - or tree trunks.
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