|**Happy 50th Malaysia Day(1963-2013)**|
Tun Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Temenggong Jugah anak Barieng, also known as Tun Jugah, (1903 – July 8, 1981) was a Malaysian politician of Iban descent from the state of Sarawak. He was the Paramount Chief of the Iban people for more than 55 years. They affectionately called him "Apai" meaning "father" in the Iban language.
Tun Jugah played a fundamental role in bringing the state of Sarawak into theFederation of Malaysia on 22 July 1963. He was a state leader, and was the first Sarawakian and Iban Federal Minister in charge of Sarawak Affairs in the Cabinet of Malaysia. He was elected a member of Parliament during Malaysia's first elections in 1963.
In May 1961, when Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-haj, affectionately known as ‘Bapa Malaysia’, mooted the idea of forming a new federation which would embrace Malaya, Singapore, Sarawak, Sabah and Brunei, there was grave concern about the political stability and security of South-East Asia.
The key finding of the Cobbold Commission was that 80 per cent of the people of Sarawak would support her entry into the new federation, provided that there were requisite safeguards for the state and her multi-racial and multi religious population, and only 20 per cent ‘hard core’ group would oppose the formation of Malaysia “under any terms and conditions.”
Following the Cobbold Commission Report, a joint statement was issued on Aug 1, 1962 by the British and Malayan governments expressing any intention to conclude a formal agreement for the formation of Malaysia which would provide for safeguards for the special interests of North Borneo (Sabah) and Sarawak, and these safeguards would cover such “matters as religious freedom, education, representation in the Federal Parliament, the position of the indigenous races, control over immigration, citizenship and the state constitutions.”
| (Orang Ulu:Malaysia Term for Dayak Kenyah(Indonesia Term)**|
**Happy 50th Malaysia Day(1963-2013)**
1)Tourism:commodification of Dayak Culture & Politics of Identity in Indonesia
2) Dayak Sarawak Borneo Costume at Matta Fair 2012
3)Dayak Tribe of Borneo:Kenyah.
4) How Gawai Dayak Day gazetted as a Malaysia Public Holiday??
5) My favorite dayak shoot..