Dayak is indigenous ethnic in Kalimantan or the island of Borneo. The
island is well known for its diversity of nature but
actually, dayak ethnic also diverse in culture.
There are more than 50 ethnic groups of Dayak, each with different
languages, customs, and traditions. In general, Dayak people are
recognized by their tattoo and colorful beads clothes. Community living
is common in Dayak ethnic. Under one roof,
numerous families live in separate apartment inside a long house. The
house is very long up to 150 meters with central corridor is used by the
people as communal area. Kanyan, Kenyah, Iban are main subgroups of Dayak
people who live in long houses. These days, only several groups still
live in long house while the others already move into individual house.
People of Dayak made living in various ways, mostly in agricultural with
plating rice, vegetables, and fruits. The other common activities are
hunting, fishing, and collecting honey. Borneo is famous for its rain
forest and people of Dayak are accustomed to live in the jungle with high
knowledge of plants and animals as well as ability to track animal and
human trails. Most Dayak people also have creative skills. The women are
famous for their woven cloth named pua kumbu[img:]pua-kumbu.jpg[/img]
while the men are famous for their ceramic jar named tajau[img:]
tajau.jpg[/img].Such is Indonesia, the deeper you explore, the more you
fascinated this country with its cultural diversity. So no wonder the
tourists repeatedly visit into the land, which is rich with
everything.Hope it is useful.