|"Shrunken Heads," Josh Agle|
Especially pay attention to the following paragraphs, Students!
To understand the motives behind the preparation of tsantsa (shrunken head) it is necessary to realize that the tsantsa itself possesses tsarutama or magical power. Immediately following the battle the head was taken as a trophy, which indicated that the maker had properly fulfilled the obligation to his lineage in taking blood revenge.
He laughed at my theories