Benedict Sandin

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Benedict Sandin (1918–1982) was an Iban ethnologist, historian, and Curator of the Sarawak Museum in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. He also served as Government Ethnologist to the Government of Sarawak.

He was born in Kerangan Pinggai, a longhouse on the Paku river in the Saribas basin of the Saratok division of Sarawak.[1]


  1. ^ John Postill (2005-07-17). "Literacy among the Iban of Sarawak: a reply to Maurice Bloch" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-08-04.