Remembering the event of the past is important to the point that they show better ways of being and doing in the present that helps build a better future.
The here and now is very important to determine the quality of life of the Kadazan people in the future.
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Headhunters roamed around Borneo in days gone by. The term still has some fascination to many. However, this very word can still strike fear among the not so strong at heart.
You may find that there are different Kadazan religious beliefs. But this does not prevent any of them from participating in events organised by Kadazan communities such as the Pesta Kaamatan.
It is of grave concern that many Kadazans are selling off their lands including "Pusaka Land".
Nung moboos ko do songuhun ko mantad do tuhun Kadazan, au kahasa do popoboos do pobpiumanan ko do kuminam popomogot, popobuu om popoingkavas ningkokoton do tuhun Kadazan.
It is fifty years since the formation of the Federation of Malaysia. It is high time to establish Penampang University.
Muot ko dati do nunu Nuhu Nabahu doid Kadazan di poguhu? Nuhu diti pungaanan do "Mount Kinabalu" id Boos Onggilis. "Nuhu Akinabalu" no o ngaan pomungaan haid do tuhun mamasok do nuhu diti.
Mount Kinabalu, revered by the Kadazan people of Sabah, is the highest mountain in South East Asia. It was near this majestic mountain that Aki Maragang lived with his family.
The meaning of Kadazan words listed previously HERE is intended to help you verify the extent of your knowledge on the Kadazan language.
Kivaa piipio tuhun, Kadazan om nogi okonko Kadazan, do moboos do mantad Yunnan, ka, o komohoingan do tuhun Kadazan. Kivaa naku do katapatan diti?
Muot ko dati mantad nomboo haid o komohoingan Tinau Kadazan. Ti-uot diti avasi toomod. Ingkaa no potitikid tinau tuhun id vinoun. Au tumood zioho do mongiho do susuzan do tuhun dioho sondii.
The Kadazans at the crossroads! Are they in a better position now than before?
Many people, including many in Kadazan communities, are confused whether the name is of recent origin or was in use a long time ago. In fact, the name is centuries old.
Kadazan Watch provides you with updates on events that affect the lives of the Kadazan peoples. Read about these events as they unfold.
Kadazan traditional music and dances would refer respectively to the sounds produced by "Magagung" (gong beating), "Bungkau", "Sompoton" and to the Kadazan dances of "Sumazau" and "Batibas"
These words are a sampling of Kadazan Synonyms and Antonyms in the Kadazan Language.
Kadazan Search for Identity is similar to the search by other races in the world. Being proud of being a Kadazan is a strength that can help Kadazans contribute to nation building.
Here are some Kadazan phrases for you to ponder. Have some idea about the meaning of such phrases.
Getting to know some Well-known Kadazan personages, past and present.
The earthquake at Kinabalua Sabah, took everyone by surprise.
Kadazan Musical Instruments include the six-set gongs (tagung), kulintangan, kungkuvak and tuahi.
Aiso do saasabap do au tinau Kadazan mogium kointutunan. Iisai nopo tinau id vinoun hangadon do ointutunan sabaagi do iso mantad di tinau ngaavi izioho.
Kadazan modern history alternates between amazing achievements and heart-breaking events that sometimes pit Kadazan leaders against each other.
Kadazan Language is the language spoken by people living in the region that stretches from Nosoob-Kepayan area through Penampang-Putatan to Papar-Membakut.
This is a preliminary Kadazan History Timeline. It is subject to changes as and when necessary or when new information become available.
The Kadazan harvest festival is celebrated throughout the month of May each year. It culminates in the grand Harvest Festival Celebration on the 30th and 31st of May at the Hongkod Koisaan.
Kadazan early history painted a picture of a people looking for land where they could settle and progress, looking upwards to the skies with pride and great hope for the future.
Kadazan Custom and Tradition developed from the animistic belief of their ancestors, their rice-farming background and headhunting.
The first Kadazan Dictionary, "Kadazan-English and English-Kadazan Dictionary" (1958) was compiled by A. Antonissen, a Catholic Mill Hill priest.
Sabah is a founding member of the Federation of Malaysia that came into being on 16th September 1963.
This sampling of Kadazan words gives you an idea about the Kadazan Language.
Susuzan id Boos Kadazan diti monusuzan kokomoi do tinaú Kadazan, boos om kointutunan diohó, koubasanan om lahan diohó mamaamasi. Kivaa nogi baagizan komozon do boos Kadazan (Kadazan Dictionary.
Iti no ii tadau takadop kozo. Tadau ko-6 Vuhan ko-6, Toun 1976. Naatu o kapal toniini ii sinakazon do huguan takavas om tavakas do Tinau Kadazan.
You can somehow say that animism among Kadazans persists to this day.
The children of Aki Maragang were Runsud, Rongguvai, Tomui, and Sayap, the only daughter. He may have other children. Also, another version may exist.
KadazanHomeland is the place where you can get information about the Kadazan people whose homeland is Sabah, Malaysia, situated at the northern part of the island of Borneo.
The following explanation in English of these Kadazan words is the best attempt by the writer.
If you had visited Donggongon, Penampang, more than twenty years ago, you will not recognise it now if you come today.
The incidences "brothers against brothers" among Kadazans do happen. The reasons are as fairly many and varied. And this mentality is played out in different occasions.
Kumaa kogumuan do sukod vagu, momok-somok no do odimpot o katapatan do "atagak boos atagak kointutunan".
Lotinggi Dampian Books and Stationery is already operating. It is found at Lot 137, 2nd Floor, Megalong Mall, Donggongon, Penampang, the longest mall in Sabah, Malaysia.
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Are the Kadazans at the crossroads?
The time has come for the Kadazans to decide in which direction their people will go. They can long for the days of old when their lives were easier with little or no threat to their identity and unity as one people.
Now, they live in a world that is vastly different from that of their ancestors. The misunderstanding of the past...