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Mandau and Talawang, Dayak Traditional Weapons of Central Borneo

Mandau and Talawang, Dayak Traditional Weapons of Central Borneo

Mandau Borneo is one of the 5 major islands in Indonesia. Actually the island is not only a place of origin Dayak people alone, because there are also a people of Banjar (South Kalimantan) and the Malays. Among Dayaks themselves, each other grew and develop its own culture. [Read More]

Dayak Maanyan tribe of Central Borneo

Dayak Maanyan tribe of Central Borneo

Maanyan  tribe is one of the sub tribe Dayak and also one of the Dusun tribes (Eastern Barito Group) that is also called  Maanyan Dusun. Dusun tribes belonged  Ot Danum’s, one of the Dayak’s groups that is also called the  Dayak Maanyan. Dayak Maanyan Total [Read More]

Brotherhood of Dayak tribe and Banjar tribe

Brotherhood of Dayak tribe and Banjar tribe

Since ancient times there has been a relationship of brotherhood and kinship ties as well as a high tolerance between ethnic Banjar and Dayak tribes. [Read More]

Benang Bintik , Batik of Central Borneo

Benang Bintik , Batik of Central Borneo

Although rarely heard, in Central Kalimantan there is also a batik handicraft: Batik Benang Bintik. Maybe you often heard  batik crafts, and many other types of batik that you know, such as batik tulis, printed batik, but this one is definitely you rarely hear, the batik [Read More]

Sanaman Mantikei, Pure Iron of Central Kalimantan

Sanaman Mantikei, Pure Iron of Central Kalimantan

Once upon a time in the hamlet of Nusa kuluk Riam Kaleka Habambang, left Samba river, there lived a family of farmers. The farmer has a son named Tinjau. One day Tinjau went to deliver food to his mother and father in a field. In the middle of the road, suddenly he saw a [Read More]

The Battle of Kupang Island

The Battle of Kupang Island

Once, Temanggung Sempung awarded with a daughter named Nyai Undang, a daughter who was very beautiful in appearance, like the goddess fell from heaven. Then Temanggung Sempung intends to take Sangalang,the grandson  of Karangkang to be his son-in-law. So spread the news [Read More]

The History of Central Kalimantan

The History of Central Kalimantan

Central Kalimantan is one of a province of Indonesia, located on the island of Borneo. Its capital is  Palangkaraya. Central Kalimantan has an area of 157,983 km ² and a population of approximately 2,202,599 people, comprising 1,147,878 males and 1,054,721 females [Read More]

Tangkiling Hill and a Stone Flanking the Sin

Tangkiling Hill and a Stone Flanking the Sin

Down the hill in the Palangkaraya, will not complete if you have not climbed  on this one hill, Bukit Tangkiling. Located far from the city center, exactly Jl Tjilik Riwut Km 32 toward outside the city. From all over view, appear lush wooded hills. To enter the foothills [Read More]

Wadi , Central Borneo’s Tyipical Culinary

Wadi , Central Borneo’s Tyipical Culinary

In Indonesia, especially in Kalimantan, there are many different kinds of cuisine or specialties from different areas, whether it is a native food from the region or adaptations from other regions. In Central Borneo, there are many types of  typical cuisine of the region, [Read More]

Death Ceremony of Dayak Maanyan tribe

Death Ceremony of Dayak Maanyan tribe

This funeral is a Kaharingan religious heritage  embraced by most  dayak Ma’anyan in antiquity time Dayak Ma’anyan , like many other dayak’s sub tribe was originally practiced the old Kaharingan religion, which is the form of ancestor worship, mixed [Read More]

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