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There is a unique process of welcoming guests in the Dayak tribe Wehea in East Kutai, East Kalimantan. Elders there would recite incantations and slaughtering chickens.Then, the blood on the forehead will dicercahkan tourists.
Protection Forest Wehea with an area of 38,000 hectares, is inseparable with Indigenous People Community Wehea in Nehas Liah Bing, Wahau Muara District, East Kutai, East Kalimantan.Inauguration of customary on November 6, 2004, seems to be evidence of an association between the presence of cultural Wehea Wehea Forest Preserve itself.
Following up on the evidence of the existence of closely related Wehea Forest Preserve Wehea, so every guest that comes shall undergo traditional rituals. Every visit, especially for the first time came to the Forest Preserve Wehea, always greeted with a welcome ritual in Indigenous Wehea. Ritual reception is intended that while the Forest Preserve Wehea, tourists are always protected and spared from pain. In addition, protected from evil spirits gatekeepers area
In the procession, usually provided some god media addressed to the Lord Protector and gatekeepers. God is in the form, Lekoq Keptiaq of rice, betel, areca nut, and cigarettes were also prepared bracelets of red thread three beads attached red, yellow and black. Do not miss all the eggs and chickens to be slaughtered and its blood dicerakan on the forehead of the tourists and the statue of Hong Well and Joot Bleu.
Before the ritual performed, first made telkeak tied with ropes wicker and bamboo sticks. As banners, telikeak is decorated with pengsut, the ornament of a special sharpener dowel and hung on bamboo. When all was ready, tribal men and women entering the ritual locations, including guests and stand behind telkeak. All guests are required to touch the deity include Lekoq Keptiaq and then performed incantations and prayers for all safe and well.
Tradition Baayun usual birthday of the prophet in his or month Rabiul Awal (27/02/2010,) is hereditary tradition of the Muslims in South Kalimantan. Tradition contains chanting prayers as she swung the child in the swing has been going on for hundreds of years and are related to indigenous Dayak beliefs Meratus mountains. Typically, Ba’ayun tradition held at the tomb of Prince Suriansyah, North Kuin Banjarmasin, king Banjar Islamic missionaries in Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan.
Annual tradition with a child swinging in Maulud is intended that the child if she grew up to be a healthy person devoted to parents, and to follow the Prophet Muhammad ketauladanan.
Interestingly, while rocking cradle the baby, the mother hummed with shalawat prophet. As if understanding is being sung, children none of the whining toddler let alone cry. most can even fall asleep.
Used in Ba’ayun swing is unique, ie, use a cloth decorated with coconut palm trees, coconut palms and coconut palm trees. leaf shaped like a ladder princess, prince ladder, umbrella throne, broken kale, kambang sarai, bracelets, and other matters relating to the royal accessories. if the process is complete Maulud Ba’ayun, swing also decorated a variety of fruit such as bananas, cake ring and banknotes, they can take home.
Menginang function for the eastern Borneo
Menginang primary function as well as the habit of drinking tea, coffee, and smoking. At first everyone else for flavoring menginang no mouth. This habit then continues to be fun and feel good that it is difficult to remove.
Menginang habits in addition to pleasure also serves as a remedy for dental care, especially for eating so that the teeth are not damaged or perforated. Menginang another function, namely, concerning the social order and community values. This is reflected in the habit host, tribute dish for guests, conductor means to speak, as a marriage dowry, fastener tools in the engagement before marriage, to test one’s knowledge, and as a traditional medicine. Even menginang also used as ceremonies and offerings related to customs and beliefs and religion.
In the East Kalimantan, especially Kutai and Dayak tribal customs of betel serves as a tribute to the guest. Guests who come are usually treated with betel new first meal entertained. The role of betel in the East Kalimantan social functioning so as to eliminate the social footprint of each other. The habit of betel serve Mass in social life such as:
Secretary of the department of culture and tourism (Disbudpar) Sintang H Junaidi proud with enthusiasm of the audience when Studio Single Sebeji Sintang display various indigenous Dayak culture Sintang, Friday (06/15/2012). The enthusiasm shown by the full audience thinks when performances began 1.5 hours duration.
“We are given the opportunity to appear from 11:00 am until 12:30 pm, we are very proud of the enthusiasm of the audience is outstanding. Fact, the stands packed with spectators, there are some people who are up to no place,” said Junaidi.
On the occasion of this year’s performances of Balinese culture described Junaidi, Sintang was given the opportunity to represent the West Kalimantan perform at a special event. Not only dance studio that brought on the current activities also featured custom clothing Dayak, Dayak traditional songs and musical performances Sape ‘and Keledik.
Deep in the Amazon jungle there is an interesting side of the ritual of manhood Satere-Mawe tribe. The youth of Satere-Mawe tribe should have their hands in “gloves” made of wicker filled with bullet ants (bullet ant) to reach maturity. And it was done for about 10 minutes without shouting and be done for many times, and even can reach 20 times. Ants put on gloves made of woven plant, with fangs sting leads into. Previous ants – ants had given liquid that makes the ants unconscious. Once the ants are conscious, began the ritual
According to “schmidt sting pain index” from amazon famous bullet ant has the most painful sting of all ants other types that exist throughout the world. The skin will burn if exposed to the ants and the sting of the pain will last for 24 hours.