Every culture has its own customs and taboos during childbirth.
These customs and tradition mainly have one sole purpose; to protect the mother and her newborn baby from harm.
Here are Iban childbirth customs as
The Battle of Lintang Batang was one of the many skirmishes which took place between the Skrang Iban led by the famous warrior Rentap and the Brooke government of Sarawak.
One of the historical significance
In the olden days, building a new longhouse was usually heavily influenced by superstitions.
Reverend William Howell once recorded his observation of the Iban customs when building a new longhouse.
He stated, “It is not uncommon
Sir Henry Gurney was a British colonial administrator who served in different posts throughout the British Empire.
He joined the British Colonial Service in 1921 and was posted to Kenya as an assistant district