Yo! I’m Loretta Livan Milang, you can call me Ban-ban or Loleta. I’m also Adrian Jo Milang’s little sister.
This is a story from the times of old, when we were still living in the heart of the rainforest, by the rivers and hills.
It has been more than a month since the MCO started. I was supposed to start my driving lesson on the first day of MCO but then I suddenly got a text from my instructor saying that my lesson has been postponed for 2 weeks.
Rasang is a shamanic altar used by the Bidayuh during harvest. At a certain part of the ritual the Dayung Borih (female shamans) would circle around it as they chant to call the spirits to inhabit the Rasang and to get their blessings for future harvest.
Hey everyone, this is something really new to me but I’ll try my best to share my little story here.
In times of old and having lived through hardship, some people would have learnt to acquire a sort of spiritual protection for themselves from any kind of harm.
Generally, it is customary for the organising host to bid farewell to their invited guests with handshakes, hugs or other friendly gestures at the end of a formal function or celebration. For the Kenyah and Kayan, we have a unique and amusing custom called petavo (Kenyah) or pusut angah (Kayan), to send off our guests at the end of large community gatherings.
Hello! I hope everyone is keeping well, staying safe and healthy. It’s been a funny time for myself, as I am sure it is for a lot of people too. While I am keeping well with my wife and kids, limited movement in our living space is something…not very normal for me.
(This is Tuesday Tales, where we highlight folklores and personal stories from indigenous peoples from all across Borneo. These are stories shared with us. We strive
(This is Tuesday Tales, where we highlight folklores and personal stories from indigenous peoples from all across Borneo. These are stories shared with us. We