Chinese New Year is the festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional Chinese calendar.
Besides China, the festival is widely celebrated in other countries such as Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia,
Long time ago, the Iban believed that a variety of illnesses were caused by 'antu' or demonic spirits.
According to Iban ethnologist Benedict Sandin, one such sickness was known as 'pansa utai' or 'pansa
Headhunting was rampant in 19th century Sarawak. In an effort to control the death toll brought on by headhunting, the-then Brooke government sent out punitive expeditions to suppress this activity.
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The Iban community is known for having different kinds of gawai celebrations.
Even though we associate the word 'gawai' with partying today, the feasting and festivities are actually secondary to the main event
The Naga people are tribes who live in northeastern India and northwestern Myanmar. They make the majority of the population in the Indian state of Nagaland and Naga Self-Administered zone of Myanmar.
An example of an Iban Longhouse. Dusun Kedungkang, an Iban longhouse located near Danau Sentarum, West Kalimantan.
Different cultures have different housewarming traditions as people embark on the next step of their lives, which is
Execution of criminals has been used by almost all societies in the world.
If you've watched Braveheart you'll know that there were many painful and cruel methods of carrying out an execution throughout history.
Who said only the Greek or Germanic peoples had interesting mythology? Here in Sarawak, we too have plenty of intriguing stories of deities and gods.
Before we know how Raja Simpulang Gana became the God