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1. Tari Gantar
Dance depicting people movement  rice plant. Stick depict pounder wood while bamboo and also bulk in it depict rice seed and place of him.

This dance famous enough and is often presented in expectation of guest and other events. This dance don’t only recognized by tribe Dayak Tunjung but is also recognized by tribe Dayak Benuaq. This dance divisible in three version that is dance Gantar Rayatn, Gantar Busai and Gantar Senak/Gantar Kusak.

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The Dayak or Dyak  are the peoples indigenous to Borneo. It is a loose term for over 200 riverine and hill-dwelling ethnic subgroups, located principally in the interior of Borneo, each with its own dialect, customs, laws, territory and culture, although common distinguishing traits are readily identifiable. Dayaks are categorised as part of wider Austronesian-speaking populations in Asia.

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Kalimantan Island

In most languages in the world, the term Kalimantan refers to the Indonesian portion of the island of Borneo,[1] while for Indonesians, the name “Kalimantan” usually refers to the whole island of Borneo.[1] The Indonesian territory makes up approximately 3-quarters of the island, and the non-Indonesian parts of Borneo are of Brunei and East Malaysia.

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