The Manificent Asmat People

Asmat People Asmat tribe is one of Indonesian indigenous tribe that live in New Guinea, part of Papua province. The population of Asmat people is divided into two areas, those who are live in coastal area and rural area. Those two groups are very different one and another, in case of the dialect, the way of living, social structure and ritual. The population of the coastal group are then divided into two sub ethnic groups, which is Bisman people who live in Sinesty River and Nin Rirver, also the group…

Nias People And The Way They Upholding The Cultural Heritage

Nias Nias is another Indonesian ethnic group that live in North Sumatra, formerly in Nias Island. Nias island is one of significant island for tourism destination relating with its surfing spot, Nias traditional house and a famous Lompat Batu Nias or stone jumping initiation. Nias people call themselves as “Ono Niha”. Ono means an offspring, Niha means human, and Nias Island as “Tan√∂ Niha”, which Tano is land. We can predict this etymology as human offspring that live on earth. Nias People, until this day, is still living under the…

Minangkabau And Their Philosophy

Minangkabau Minangkabau ethnic group is one of Indonesian tribe who live on highland of West Sumatra, Indonesia. They usually being called as Orang Padang. In vice versa with Batak ethnic group, Minangkabau is formed under matrilineal culture in term of marriage, inheritance and the way of living and they are the largest matrilineal society in the world. Dates back to the history, Minangkabau was come from Luhak Nan Tigo, which include Tanah Datar regency, Agam regency, Lima Puluh Kota Regency. Then the culture was spread into the shoreline in western…

Life of Batak People

Batak People Batak People, is the indigenous tribe of North Sumatra Island. One of the significant tribe in Indonesia. They live on highland of Sumatra, precisely on Tapanuli. There are terms from Batak people, include of Batak Karo, Pakpak, Dairi, Toba, Simalungun, Mandailing, and Angkola. On daily life, Batak people use some dialect on their language, like Karo dialect that being used by Batak Karo people, Pak Pak dialect by Pak Pak people, Simalungun dialect by Simalungun people and Toba dialect that being used by Toba, Angkola and Mandailing people.…

The Great Mosque Of Ancient Time

The Great Mosque Of Baiturrahman What do you get about Nangroe Aceh Darussalam instead of the Tsunami tragedy 2004? Yes, that mosque. Baiturrahman great mosque. Settled on the heart of Banda Aceh city, Aceh province, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Baiturrahman great mosque have witnessed the time remaining of Aceh in the past to present time. As the time goes by, Baiturrahman great mosque has already become an icon for Aceh. Has been born to witness the historical time line from Sultanate era, Dutch colonialism, The Indonesian Uprising, Military Operation area until…

The Historical City Of Madiun

Madiun Madiun regency, is the western town on East Java before entering Central Java. Madiun is surrounded by famous mountains like Wilis Mountain to the East, Kapur Selatan range to the south and Lawu mountain to the West. Madiun also noted as a significant city from the Indonesian History because there of the uprising of Communist Party of Indonesia [G 30 S PKI] which was had thousands of death. At early begin, Madiun was under the territory of Sultanate of Mataram. On Madiun history, noted that Madiun was a strategic…

The Marvelous Lumajang

Lumajang Lumajang regency is one of East Java regencies with the capital of the same name. This regency have borders with Probolinggo regency in North, Jember regency in East, Indian Ocean in South and Malang regency in West. Lumajang is one of the ancient cities in Java which still exist up to this day, the name of Lumajang came up by the name of Lamajang, regarding some evidence that found which is the inscriptions, ancient books, and something related. One of the influential inscription that mentioned about Lumajang history was…

What’s On Lamongan

Lamongan Lamongan regency, located in East Java on Java island. Have border with Java Ocean in North, Gresik Regency in East, Mojokerto and Jombang Regency in South, Bojonegoro and Tuban in West. Lamongan is one of district which lies on the northern coast of East Java. Some of its coastal areas is in the form of hills. This formation is a continuation of a series from North Kapur Mountains. In the middle area there is plains and undulating, and some is marshy ground. In the south there are mountains, which…

Kediri And Everything On It

Kediri Kediri, is still on one of East Java regencies. Settled near the famous river of Brantas River and identically being called as Cigarette city for here there is a well-known cigarette factory of PT.Gudang Garam Dates back to the ancient history, the early Kediri was emerge as Kadiri Kingdom. Kadiri kingdom was finally separated into two kingdoms; Jenggala Kingdom and Panjalu Kingdom. The famous King of Kediri was King Jayabaya, who is distinguished by his talent of Jangka Jayabaya, it was such a premonition for this country. After the…

Everything Is On Jember

Jember Jember regency, one of East Java regencies. Have border with Probolinggo and Bondowoso in North, Banyuwangi in East, Hindia Ocean in South and Lumajang regency in West. The local inhabitant who live in Jember mostly coming from Javanese and Madurese, with some minor ethnic of Tionghoa and Osing people. Mostly are Moslem and they usually use Javanese and Madurese language as their mother tongue after Bahasa Indonesia. Agriculture is the most economic commodity from Jember. In Jember there are many areas of plantations, mostly are Dutch heritage. Jember is…