Bornean traditional tattooing - Wikipedia

The Bungai Terung, which translates to the eggplant Borneo flower, is the first tattoo an Iban individual would receive. The Bungai Terung is a tattoo which marks the Iban tradition known as Bejalai (a journey of knowledge and wisdom), where an individual would leave their longhouse to experience the world.…

Tattoo of an Iban (From Borneo) Ibanology

Aug 18, 2013 · Thursday, August 7, 2008 Tattoo of an Iban (From Borneo) For Borneo's Dayak peoples, spirits embody everything: animals, plants, and humans. Many groups have drawn on this power by using images from nature in their tattoos, creating a composite of floral motifs using plants with curative or protective powers and powerful animal images. Tattoos are……

Getting a Hand Tapped Dayak Tattoo in Borneo Uncharted ...

Aug 12, 2016 · This is my second attempt at getting a traditional hand-tapped Iban tattoo in Borneo. It’s not an easy thing to acquire. Anyone can just walk into a tattoo shop and get one done by machine, but I am in search of something different. A hand-tapped, old school tattoo, done by a real Iban tribesman. The Iban and the Land of the Head Hunters…

Borneo Kid: Tattoo of an Iban (From Borneo)

Aug 07, 2008 · The scorpion symbol, also sometimes known as kala, was noted particularly in Iban tattoo designs by Charles Hose (a civil officer who worked in Borneo over twenty years) and William McDougall (an English anthropologist) in their 1912 publication The Pagan Tribes of Borneo.…

Borneo Sarawak Iban Kayak Traditional Tribal Tattoos

The Bungai Terung, which translates to the eggplant Borneo flower, is the first tattoo an Iban individual would receive. The Bungai Terung is a tattoo which marks the Iban tradition known as Bejalai (a journey of knowledge and wisdom), where an individual would leave their longhouse to experience the world.…

Iban people - Wikipedia

The Ibans or Sea Dayaks are a branch of the Dayak peoples of Borneo, in South East Asia.Most Ibans are located in the Malaysian state of Sarawak.It is believed that the term "Iban" was originally an exonym used by the Kayans, who - when they initially came into contact with them - referred to the Sea Dayaks in the upper Rajang river region as the "Hivan".Brunei: 20,000…

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