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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
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.
In colonial times of yore in Borneo, Dutch soldiers armed with rifles with cutting-edge technology of the day, while the Dayak warriors generally rely chopsticks. However, the Dutch soldiers were far more than the fear of children chopsticks Dayak warriors hit by peluru.Yang make the colonists afraid it was poisoned child chopsticks. Before leaving to the battlefield, soldiers Dayak smearing eyes chopsticks with wormwood tree or tree sap iren. In silence, they shot an action called damek chopsticks. ”So, it’s no wonder the Dutch say, Dayak warriors face was like fighting a ghost,” said Pembina Community Tarantang Petak pots, Chendana Son, in Palangkaraya, Central Kalimantan. Without knowing where his opponent, suddenly one Dutch soldier collapsed, making the rest of his colleagues who are still alive scuttled.
Even if had responded with gunfire, the impact of hot lead was far disproportionate to the enormity of the children chopsticks toxic. Less than five minutes after the child chopsticks stuck on any body part, the Dutch soldiers were initially seizure-awning will die. In fact, it could be in a matter of seconds they were lifeless.Meanwhile, if the Dayak soldiers shot and not the important part, live bullets removed. Having cared for a few weeks, they were ready to fight back. Mastery field owned by a local Dayak warriors would strongly supports their movement in the jungle. ”Therefore, the influence of Dutch colonialism in Borneo is generally concentrated in the big cities but not touching up the interior,” Chendana.
Indigenous peoples of South Kalimantan Dayak Meratus harvest wild honey.Indication of the success of this harvest seen from the number of bids Dayak community forest honey Meratus to LPMA South Borneo.
Coordinator of Indigenous Empowerment Institute (LPMA) South Borneo, Juliade, said Sunday (4/11), an offer to buy forest honey from the Dayak Meratus from Hampang Kotabaru district, Loksado in Upper South River, Alai (Upper River middle), and Balangan Pitap to those who inhabit the Tabalong.
Number of bids forest honey from all ethnic Dayak sub Meratus it shows that harvesting can be done in all areas of indigenous settlement or also called the harvest. LPMA South Borneo itself is a Non Governmental Organization (NGO) that protect indigenous Dayak Meratus in South Kalimantan.
One of indigenous empowerment program that has been undertaken by the South Borneo LPMA is training, improving the quality, production, packaging and distribution of forest honey Meratus typical Dayak. According to him, the success of forest honey harvest season fruit is supported by the proceeds smoothly throughout last season.
“The amount is calculated from the H-15 to H-3 widths and is predicted to grow menginmgat on the day of Eid celebrations there are still flights,” said Chief Aviation Safety and Security Section of Airport Haji Asan Sampit, District Kotim, Harianto in Sampit, Thursday. Every day there are as many as 300 passengers Lebaran with the aim of Surabaya, Jakarta, Semarang, Pangkalan Bun, West Kotawaringin (Kobar) and Banjarmasil, South Kalimantan (Kalimantan).
For the purpose of Surabaya 110 passengers, 110 passengers Jakarta, Semarang 50 passengers, while the Bun and Banjarmasin Pangjala purpose served by flights using ATR aircraft of 30 passengers per day. flow through the airport Lebaran Haji Asan Sampit, District Kotim generally went smoothly and under control even though there has been a surge in passengers compared to the usual days.