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Mandau, Dayak Traditional Weapon

[20 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 2,551 views]

Kalimantan/Borneo is one of five major islands in Indonesia. Actually the island is not only the origin place of Dayak tribe because there are also Banjar (South Kalimantan) and the Malays. But Borneo usually related with Dayak. Moreover,there are different culture developed among Dayaks themselves. In other words, cultures developed …

Rencong, Aceh Traditional Weapon

[26 Dec 2009 | No Comment | 2,773 views]

Rencong is a traditional weapon of the region of Aceh, Indonesia, shaped like an L, but if you look more closely, it looks more like ‘Bismillah'(arabic: in the name of God) calligraphy. Rencong included in the category of dagger (not a knife or sword).

Origins
Before Rencong was known, the people of …

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