Another acceptable substitute is known as a untsuri suara which can be employed in place of the actual human head. To make this particular tsantsa, the killer simply pulls out some of his victim's hair rather than actually decapitating them. The hair is later applied with beeswax and attached to a tree gourd and used as a substitute tsantsa. It is believed that the dead enemy's muisak or avenging soul is in it because of the presence of the hair.
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