In Papua New Guinea, there are people who may be the last on Earth with living memory of a practice most of the world believes to be long vanishedhuman mummification.
In a search for the last mummy made in the region, a National Geographic team treks through caves, villages, and mountains to uncover the secrets of the ancient tradition. At the heart of their quest is an aging tribal leader named Gemtasu who wants to revive the practicewith his own body.
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