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Friday, May 6, 2011

Folk Stories from Sarawak(Iban ,Bidayuh,Orang Ulu & Melanau Stories)

Iban  Stories - Stories From Sarawak
by Munan, Heid
About This Book
The Iban people (Sea Dayaks) of Borneo live mainly in Sarawak and Kalimantan. Like other people belonging to "tribes", the Iban have a strong oral tradition. From among their many traditional stories about magic, animal spirits and the ways of the jungle, Heidi Munan has selected eight for this collection. Written in clear and simple language, the stories are suitable both for the school student and the adult.



Bidayuh  Stories - Stories From Sarawak by Munan, HeidiAbout This Book 
The Bidayuh people (Land Dayaks) live mainly in Kuching in Sarawak on the island of Borneo. Like other people belonging to "tribes", the Bidayuh have a strong oral tradition. From among their many traditional stories about magic, animal spirits and the ways of the jungle, Heidi Munan has selected seven for this collection. Written in clear and simple language, the stories are suitable both for the school student and the adult.

Orang Ulu Stories - Stories From Sarawak
by Munan, Heid


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The Orang Ulu are tribal peoples who live in the interior of Sarawak. Their oral traditions allow them to transmit their beliefs and culture from one generation to the next. One of their stories relates how vanity caused the python, who was once the King of the snakes, to lose his exalted position to the cobra. This short story, How the Python Got His Beautiful Skin, is one of eight in this compilation of enduring stories told by the Orang Ulu. For readers aged eight and older.



Melanau Stories - Stories From Sarawak
by Munan, Heidi
About This Book
The Melanau people live in Sarawak and Kalimantan on Borneo. From among their many traditional stories, Heidi Munan has selected nine for this collection. Written in clear and simple language, the stories are suitable both for the school student and the adult.
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