The following story, based on the field ethnographic work of Raymond C. Kelly at the end of the 1960s, only applies to Etroo men and his beliefs. ETOO cultural norms avoided
The western portion of the island of New Guinea belongs to Indonesia. The eastern part of the island is the independent nation of Papua New Guinea, home of Etoro, Kaluli and Sambia.
That the male anthropologist who studied them will comply with comparable information about female attitudes. Note, in addition, that the described activities were discouraged by the missionaries. Since then there have been no studies of the Etroo that focus specifically on these activities, and the extent to which such practices are unknown currently. For this reason, prayers will be used in the past to describe them. The opinions eToo about sexuality were linked to their beliefs about the birth cycle, physical growth, maturity, ancientity and death. Etroo males thought that semen was necessary to give vital force to a fetus who, believed, was implemented in women by an ancestral spirit. Copulation during pregnancy nurtured to the growth fetus. Etroo considered that men had a limited amount of semen for supplies
Trash throughout life. Any sexual act that led to ejaculation was seen as exhaustion of said supply, which reduced virility and male vitality. The birth of a child, nourished by semen, symbolized a necessary sacrifice that would lead to the eventual death of the husband. Heterosexual cops were discouraged, required only for reproduction. Women who wanted a lot of sex were seen as witches, dangerous for the health of their husbands. Etroo culture allowed heterosexual copulation only about 100 days a year. The rest of the time was considered taboo. The seasonal birth cluster shows that the taboo was respected. So questioned was sex man-woman who separated from community life. It could not occur or in the bedrooms or in the fields. The intercourse could only happen in the woods, where it was risky due to poisonous snakes that,
The Etoro affirmed, they were attracted by the sounds and smells of sex man-woman. Although the intercourse was discouraged, sexual acts between men were seen as essential. Etroo believed that children could not produce semen by themselves. To become men and eventually give vital strength to their children, the children had to acquire semen orally from older men.