A long time ago in Oya, there was a brave man named Mesiong. He became the husband to the daughter of Tugau, the well-known leader of the Melanau community of the time. After the wedding, he started a farm with all kinds of plants. Cassava, plums, yams kuinis and all sorts for his family. All his plants flourished.
There were once seven brothers that came from the Bidayuh community of Serian. All of them intended to go for a headhunting expedition at a distant village from theirs, so they asked their mother to pack some food supplies for their journey.
One day Burieng Besieng was drying and pounding paddy. After pounding so long she took a rest and went to the river to bathe.
The story begins with three villages in Penyilem preparing to carry out a funeral and wake to honour the death of one of their chiefs.
A long time ago, there lived Mouse Deer, One day he went strolling in the forest. There he met a group of Monkeys noisily playing.
The tale begins with Datuk Temenggong Kadir who has been married to his wife Dayang Siti Hajar for seven years but without a child.
Back then there were three Kiput clan leaders namely Usai,Bading and Melikang, and this is the story of Bading.
One day five brothers named Ben Aya’, Ben Ujo’, Ben Ura, Ben Ua and Ben Iking decided to go hunting. They had to take up the responsibility as their father had passed.
Centuries ago, the Va’ie Segan community resided at the mouth of the Sungai Sebezaw and Qaqeb river. They lived off the forest, river and the sea. Some were fishermen, prawn and crab catchers along the Sungai Bintulu streams.
One day, the Forest Gecko and Squirrel went hunting. They made their way to the hunting ground, a place where they had already built a hunting camp.