"Iban Longhouse" State of Sarawak Things to Do Tip by Twan
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The Iban live in a state of Sarawak Borneo and Malaysia are mainly Christian and animist. They are among the Dayaks and are sometimes called Sea Dayak. In Sarawak, they form the largest population group.
They were also known by the locals panjamon called, which means Headhunters. They did therefore with people of other villages that quarrel was caused by the hunt trespassing.
The Iban lived mainly from hunting and gathering and hunting especially on boseekhoorns, boar, clouded leopards, honey bears, slender monkeys, proboscis monkeys, gibbons, rats, hornbills and beyond everything else that is edible and lives.
The Iban were tattooed on their hands if they had one or more heads rushed. Jean-Yves Domalian lived with the Iban and was also accepted, married there and lived like a real Iban. He has also written a book about: Panjamon, headhunters in Borneo.
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