10 Bizarre Funeral Customs From Around The World

Aseki Funerals

Aseki district of Papua New Guinea hosts a tribe that is known for cannibalism. When someone dies, they drain the fat from the body and later use it as a cooking ingredient.

Tongan Kings’ Funerals

Tonga is the last remaining kingdom in the South Pacific. What’s really interesting about their funerals isn’t the traditions linked to commoners, but to the kings. The mourning period for kings goes on for 100 days. The people who are allowed to prepare the king’s body are called “sacred hands” and are treated as second coming of the king after the kings dies.