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
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