There lived Oyau Ovi. He lived with his sister. Oyau Ovi was fond of hunting. One day he went to the forest to hunt wild boar. While walking he saw a Flyeater (bird)
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.
The pandemic has put small businesses, artisans and creative practitioners, such as ours, in a state of uncertainty, even in a limbo. However, we discovered that by remembering our “why”, which is our reason for being and doing what we do – it makes it that much easier for us to continuously push ourselves forward. And innovate even at a tough time. That is why, despite the odds of the… Read More »Digi shows love to the small guys…including us!
Hello, my name is Salomon Gau and I am a traditional dancer, sampe’ and jatung utang maker and player from the Long Ikang Kenyah, Baram community.
Inu denga kem Tuyang? (How are you doing my friends?) My name is John Wan Usang, the other co-founder of The Tuyang Initiative.
This will go a long way in helping our work in building the right modules that will help create sustainable alternative income opportunities through cultural heritage, but which will also lead to the development and preservation of tradition, art & culture.
Song to the Earth is classical composer Dr Corrina Bonshek’s imagining of the voice of the earth. Inspired by cycles and patterns in nature, it speaks to the ecological challenges faced today. The Parap sung by Adrian and his elders brings a message of loss of ancestral indigenous knowledge.
A place once rich with culturally diverse people, identified by the depth of languages. Unique traditions tied to lands, water, animals, plants. And the various transmissions of cultural heritage through mediums such as music, performances, visuals arts – all cease to exist. What will this place look like?
Co-Founder, Juvita Tatan Wan, Together With Tuyang Talent And Sape’ Master, Mathew Ngau Jau Had An Opportunity To Share Their Idea Of A Dream Malaysia In AirAsia’s “I Am Malaysian” Campaign Series.
The audience experienced: a mixed media photo exhibit of Pusau Anak, showcasing a traditional child naming ceremony of the Kenyah. It was taken in 1967 by Howard Koons, an American traveller who was serving in the US Peace Corps.