Jonathan Mcnamara

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Organized chaos marks a 'sacred' romp

Features | WEEK 3 Mar 18, 2007

Organized chaos marks a 'sacred' romp

When the clock struck midnight on the morning of February 18, 9,000 loinclothed men screaming the collective "yahoo" word "washoi" at the top of their voices threw themselves into a desperate struggle to grab and hold on to one of the two large or ...