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Culture

How Dayak peacemaking ceremonies were carried out during the 19th century?

KajoMag

Modern day peacemaking usually has some hand-shaking gesture and official announcement in front of the media if it has gathered public interest. In 19th century Sarawak, peacemaking ceremonies back then were somehow more interesting. It usually involved some kind of tajau (jar) being exchanged and sometimes even human sacrifice. Here, KajoMag looks back at how […]

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Culture

12 Indonesia-Malaysia combats during Konfrontasi you should know

KajoMag

Also known as Konfrontasi, the Indonesia-Malaysia Confrontation was an undeclared war with most of the battles happening between Kalimantan (Indonesia) and East Malaysia. The confrontation was a result from Indonesia’s opposition to the creation of Malaysia. Initially, Indonesian attacks on East Malaysia comprised of local volunteers trained by the Indonesian Army. Over a period of […]

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