DAYAK is a generic term that has no precise ethnic or tribal significance but distinguishes the indigenous people from the largely Malay population of the coastal areas.This term is UNIVERSAL given by Westerners (BORNEO & DAYAK origin 1830s)..When its come to LOCAL CONTEXT ? (the definition is slightly difference)Since BORNEO is comprises of INDONESIA BORNEO(Kalimantan),MALAYSIAN BORNEO( East Malaysia) & BRUNEI.
|We are DAYAK not "Lain-lain".|
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|The Bumiputeras of Sarawak |
are not "LAIN-LAIN
If you still see the words in old forms,just cancel it and write down your race because you have your own identity ,culture and tradition-Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Adenan Satem.
Dayak Peacemaking Agreements in Borneo