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Pampang village, an indigenous Dayak Apokayan and Kenyah around Lamin house for cultural performances

Tinuku Travel ~ Pampang Village is a traditional Dayak village in Sungai Siring, North Samarinda, East Kalimantan, where Apokayan and Kenyah communities as Dayak sub-tribes living around the Lamin house is the traditional architecture to various indigenous cultural activities.

Pampang village is a settlement that holds the original culture of Borneo where every year the community held Pelas Tahun as a birthday celebration and ritual ceremonies Junan is a tradition hundreds of years old to take sugar from sugar cane stalks are squeezed using ulin wood.

Tinuku Traavel Pampang village, an indigenous Dayak Apokayan and Kenyah around Lamin house for cultural performances

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The men covered in tattoos patterned plants and animals to indicate the position of the social strata. Old women still hold the tradition Mucuk Penikng is elongate ear. The process of lengthening ear since birth. Among the Dayak Kenyah, lengthening the ear using metal bracelet or gasing small size.

Metal ballast will continue to lengthen the ears up to several centimeters. In some areas, long ears serve as an identity to show its age. Beads weight given to the baby is born and the number of beads attached to ear will be increased by one for each year.

Every Sunday the community also held a dance show indigenous Dayak is Bangen Tawai, Hudoq, Kanjet Anyam Tali, Ajay Pilling, Kancet Lasan, Nyalama Sakai, Kancet Punan Lettu and lots more. Dance performances held at the Lamin traditional house called Adat Pamung Tawai.



The magnificent house made of Ulin wood and an entire wall filled with paintings and engravings typical Dayak with the dominant colors of black, white and yellow. Pole diameter of two meters and the roof is decorated beautifully carved wooden shingles have carved in middle and every corner.

A ladder to climb into the houses made of wood. Staircase shape did not differ between the houses of nobles and commoners. Blontang statues around the house that depict the gods as a guard house or neighborhood.

End of the roof of house decorated with a dragon's head as a symbol of grandeur, nobility and heroism. House on stilts as high as 3 meters to 5 meters with walls in form of wooden board and at the bottom of the house functioned for livestock. Rearmost part used as a storage crops and agricultural tools were stored in same place.

Lamin layout of the house is long shaped. The front part is Bale-bale to receive guests or a gathering place when it was a meeting of relatives. Dayak house usually occupied by several families in one family where each family has private rooms.

Travel.Tinuku.com Pampang village, an indigenous Dayak Apokayan and Kenyah around Lamin house for cultural performances

Location: Jl. Dahlia, Pampang Village, Sungai Siring, District of North Samarinda, East Kalimantan.

Activity: Explore ethnography, archeology, architecture, culture and culinary. Seeing sunset and sunrise, hunting photography and videography, and others.

Complementary facilities: Car parking, restrooms, Restaurants and hotels.

Reach access: 20 km from Samarinda city.

Routes and public transport: All flights to Samarinda city. Then use the car to the Pampang village.

Advice: Dayak dance performance is held every Sunday at 02:00 pm to 03:00 pm.

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