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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.
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.
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.
One of the forgotten heritage sites is the flag pole in front of the custom house betang. Flag pole is made of wood stood since 1894.During these elements of society and government attention is less on historical sites and historical heritage goods that have a value very valuable. Though the site’s history is one of the attractions for tourists to visit.
It is said association president Rafael Samsudin Uud Danum Dayak peoples, after the opening of the seminar in order to indigenous Dayak tribes expedition Uud Dhanum.According to Rafael, many historic sites or heritage in the region, especially in Kalimantan Sintang. One of the forgotten heritage sites is the flag pole in front of the custom house betang. Flag pole is made of wood stood since 1894.
“Until now, the flag pole is still standing upright but his condition is very poorly maintained and memprihatinkant. From this condition we can see that public awareness of the history situas very less,” said Rafael.The presence of the flag pole is very important because it is the consensus of hundreds of Dayak tribes who resided in West Kalimantan. Where at the time it was agreed that fellow indigenous Dayak no fighting, fighting, killing each other and do not interfere with each other.