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1. The origins
Dayak Ngaju understand his world (cosmology) through interpretation of the Tree Trunk Crisp (tree of life). This tree is believed to be derived directly by God Dayak Ngaju named Ranying Hatalla Heaven (God Almighty). In breast tatum (true lamentation) narrated that Ranying Hatalla sky creates two trees fruiting and leafy gold, diamonds and gems, was named Batang Garing Tinggang (tree of life) and Bungking Sangalang
Samarinda - Do not want to erode the progress of time, the Dayak Bahau in Samarinda, East Kalimantan lower culture to their children. The success of regeneration was exhibited by dozens of Dayak boy Bahau with dancing, Tuesday, March 12, 2013. According to Johan Damien, the Dayak leaders in Samarinda preserve cultural Bahau should inherit the younger generation. Dancing Through Apau Puyaat, Damien Johan surrogate even dare to show new art was not more than three months. ”We do not want to be labeled as a tribe that does not appreciate the culture of our ancestors,” said Damian Johan, Tuesday, March 12, 2013.
He said that in mid-March as usual at this time of Dayak villages in Long Pahangai Bahau, West Kutai regency in his party. The current time according to her period after harvest. Part of the ritual dance of Dayak Bahau give thanks to the Lord of the harvest blessings. Also varied types of dance. The boy in his performance, a theme dancing plant with sowing. Sowing done by punching holes in the ground with a stick man. While women in tow sow seed into tugalan.
Dayak Pass, the route Carstensz Pyramid for them the brave. Because climbing is generally a risky activity that can be done by people – people who know and understand the purpose of a trip.Similarly, on the history of the name Dayak Pass in Carstensz Pyramid, the highest mountain in Indonesia in Papua.
Carstensz Pyramid is the highest peak of the mountain Jayawijaya contained in Papua.This peak was first discovered by Jan Carstensz, when the voyage he saw a mountain peak covered by a white layer is a layer of snow expected. Originally opinion January Carstenz not accepted by researchers and adventurers west, this is because Papua is located in the tropics is very little potential for the formation of a layer of ice.
New words in 1913 January Carstenz evidenced by a British Naturalist AFR Wollastonsucceeded in reaching nose Carstensz Glaciers on the South side after a grueling journey through the jungle on the southern coast of Papua. He needed 92 days to reach the last 50 km. Failures continue to be experienced in achieving peak Carstensz, finally seoarang climbers nationality Austria H. Herrer with some colleagues managed to reach the highest peak in theOceania region, the Carstensz finally explored.
The Malaysian government said the police and military presence in the area was being doubled, while the religious group said an undetermined number of supporters from the southern Philippines had entered the area to reinforce those supporting the claim.
Gunmen have killed five policemen in Malaysia’s Sabah state where members of an armed faction from the Philippines have been facing off with security forces as they stake an ancient claim to the remote corner of Borneo island. Police on Friday tried to end the standoff with scores of followers of the sultan of Sulu, a south Philippine region, who occupied a Sabah village in February to press their claim. Two policemen and 12 followers of the sultan were killed.
The killing of the five policemen late on Saturday, in an ambush on police hunting followers of the sultan, will reinforce fears that insecurity is spreading in a region rich in resources that has been of increasing interest to investors. Malaysia’s inspector general of police, Ismail Omar, tried to ease any worries on Sunday, saying the situation was under control.
Borneo is not just having a stretch of its vast forest, but in fact the third largest island in the world also has a native culture that is still preserved to this day. Is the Dayak tribes who inhabited most of the area of Borneo is still a cultural magnet. Dayak tribe is divided into many sub-tribes, including the Meratus Dayak, Dayak Kenyah, Benuaq Dayak, Dayak Iban, Dayak Maanyan and many other sub-tribe Dayak her.