Tuesday Tales #5: Petavo

Tuesday Tales #5: Petavo

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.

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