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Wednesday, January 25, 2012

The Dayak Tribe of Borneo: Kenyah.

Kenyah Ladies with Traditional Costumes
The Kenyah people are an indigenous,Austronesian-speaking people of Borneo, living in the remote Baram (Lio Mato, Long Selaan, Long Moh,Long Mekaba, Long Jeeh, Long Belaong, Long San,Long Silat, Long Tungan, etc.), Data Kakus, Data Surau, Sg. Senep, Long Dungan, Long Busang, Long Beyak, Bintulu, Miri, Sungai ASAP, Long Bulan, Long Jawe and Belaga regions in Sarawak, Malaysia and the remote Apau Kayan, Bahau (Bau), Benua Lama & Baru and Mahakam regions in East Kalimantan,Indonesia.

Dayak Kenyah LONG SELA'AN 

Kenyah people are divided into various tribes including
the Uma Bakah,Lepo Anan, Lepo Tau, Lepu Jalan, Lepo' Tepu, Uma Kelap, Badeng (Jamok, Lepo Aga'), Bakung, Kayan(Kayan migration into Sarawak link), Penan, Lepu Kulit, Uma Alim, Uma Timai, Uma Lasan, Lepo Ma-ot, Sambop(Sebob/Chebob(link here)), Lepo Ke', Lepo Ngao, Ngurek, Kiput, Long Ulai, Long Tikan, Long Sabatu, Lepo Ga, Lepo Dikan, and Lepo Pua.
Dayak Kenyah Long Busang,Belaga Sarawak.
Origin
The Usun Apau (aka Usun Apo) plateau (in the Peliran river valley) or Apo Kayan Highlands (a remote forested plateau in Malaysian and Indonesian border) in the present-day Indonesian province of East Kalimantan was the largest concentration site of Kenyah populations between the late 19th century to the early 1980s.
Dayak Kenyah family(East Kalimantan)

The Apo Kayan
The Apo Kayan is a remote highland region in the Indonesian part of the island of Borneo. It is situated close to the Malaysian border in the northwest of the province of East Kalimantan. The headwaters of the Kayan River flow through this area, giving it its name. The thickly forested plateau, which is between 400 and 1,700 meters high is inhabited by Kenyah Dayaks.
The Apo Kayan in the morning

Kenyah (Badeng) -the winner for KELIGIT ORANG ULU(Link here) during
BORNEO HORNBILL FESTIVAL KL 2011 at MATIC,Jalan Ampang.
Ilu Kenyah Kua Lo Te'a

1 comment:

Andrew Thompson said...

Thanks for posting. I myself have a good memories especially at the Lio mato airstrip which is the First Airstrip in Baram but unfortunately abandoned by our government and used Long boat to Kedaya Telang Usan during my school days... To get more info please visit http://help-essay.com/buy-dissertation.

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