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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.
It was not perfect if you do not visit the tourist attractions of this one. Besides known for its tropical atmosphere Kubu Beach also has immense beauty that is not less interesting as Kuta Beach in Bali. For those of you who want to vacation in Borneo area following a reference from us to capture important moments you shared Kubu Beach which is located in the Heart of Borneo.
Kubu is one of the Subdistrict in West Kotawaringin Regency, Central Borneo. Capital of West Kotawaringin was the base of the Pangkalan Bun City. Kubu is an area on the coast facing the Java Sea. This means that fortification is situated close to the beach. So, Kubu is the stronghold of the fishermen. The distance is approximately 0,5-1 hours from the Pangkalan Bun Town and can be reached by road either two wheels or four wheel.
The beach itself is still not so well preserved, there are only a few booths for seating while you feel a young coconut. Its shores are still dirty and need enough care to Kubu Beach is truly an idol tourism destination in Central Borneo especially Pangkalan Bun. In addition we can also see the activities of fishermen who are looking for fish, especially in the morning before noon.
Ten Borneo pygmy elephant (Elephas maximus borneensis) was found dead endangered and is thought to have been poisoned, according to Malaysian officials, Tuesday (01/29/2013). They released a poignant photo shows a baby elephant who sniff and caress its mother.
Sabah Wildlife Department has formed a special task force together and organization WWF police to investigate the death of elephants. Director of the Sabah Wildlife Department, Laurentius Ambu said it received a report Wednesday that the death of pygmy elephants in the forests of Mount Rara, 130 kilometers from Tawau, Sabah.
“Earlier this year, two of eight elephants that had rotted carcass found near settlements. We believe that all these elephant-related deaths,” he said in an official statement. Mon Nathan, senior veterinary department, suspect animals that died from poisoning after discovering severe ulceration and bleeding in the digestive tract.
“It’s really a very sad sight to see all the elephants die, especially one dead female with a three month old baby who was alive to the side trying to wake her,” he said.
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: