Ngaju people

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Ngaju people
Dayak Ngaju / Dayak Baiju
Dayak Ngaju Warrior by W.T. Gordon 1857.jpg
An illustration of a Dayak Ngaju warrior.
Total population
(400,000)
Regions with significant populations
Central Kalimantan (324,504)[1]
Languages
Ngaju language, Bakumpai language
Religion
Christianity (Protestant Christian & Catholicism), Islam, Kaharingan
Related ethnic groups
Dayak people (Bakumpai people, Meratus Dayak)

Ngaju are indigenous people of Borneo from the Dayak group.[2] The Ngaju people first appeared as a newly recognized people group in census 2000 and were made up of 18.02% of Central Kalimantan population, which before this the Ngaju people were considered as part of the Dayak people in a 1930 census.[3] They speak Ngaju language.

Dayak Ngaju family clusters[edit]

Based on river stream regions, the Ngaju people are divided into:-

  • Greater Batang Baiju - Greater Baiju River
  • Lesser Batang Baiju - Lesser Baiju River

Based on linguistic cluster, the Ngaju people are divided into:-

Traditional folk songs[edit]

  • Sinta Takalupe Lunuk[5]
  • Karungut, Kal-Teng Membangun[6]
  • Yang Mahakasih (religious song)[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik - Sensus Penduduk Tahun 2000
  2. ^ Leo Suryadinata, Evi Nurvidya Arifin & Aris Ananta (2003). Indonesia's Population: Ethnicity and Religion in a Changing Political Landscape. Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. ISBN 9-8123-0212-3. 
  3. ^ Riwanto Tirtosudarmo (2007). Mencari Indonesia: Demografi-Politik Pasca-Soeharto. Yayasan Obor Indonesia. ISBN 979-799-083-4. 
  4. ^ M. J. Melalatoa (1995). Ensiklopedi suku bangsa di Indonesia, Volume 1. Departemen Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan RI. 
  5. ^ "lagu dayak Erika sinta takalupe lunuk". Rocky wans. Retrieved 2015-08-05. 
  6. ^ "Karungut Kal-Teng Membangun (karungut modern)". tingang. Retrieved 2015-08-05. 
  7. ^ Pak Siswa 2 Ktsp-revisi (tuhan Mengasihi Semua Orang). BPK Gunung Mulia. 2007. ISBN 9-7968-7591-8. 

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