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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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Apr 22, 2017

Aki Maragang and His Descendants

The children of Aki Maragang were Runsud, Rongguvai, Tomui, and Sayap, the only daughter. He may have other children.

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Mar 29, 2017

Unexpected Earthquake at Kinabalu

The earthquake at Kinabalua Sabah, took everyone by surprise.

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Feb 18, 2017

Tadau Takadop Kozo id Susuzan Tinau Kadazan

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.

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Feb 03, 2017

Kadazan Modern History

Kadazan modern history alternates between amazing achievements and heart-breaking events that sometimes pit Kadazan leaders against each other.

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Feb 03, 2017

Kadazan Early History

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.

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Feb 03, 2017


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.

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Nov 10, 2016

Kadazan Dictionary

The first Kadazan Dictionary, "Kadazan-English and English-Kadazan Dictionary" (1958) was compiled by A. Antonissen, a Catholic Mill Hill priest.

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Oct 09, 2016

Lotinggi Dampian Books and Stationery

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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Sep 10, 2016

Mount Kinabalu

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.

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Sep 10, 2016

Kadazan Custom and Tradition

Kadazan Custom and Tradition basically developed from the animistic belief of their ancestors and their agricultural background as rice farmers.

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Jun 29, 2016


Sabah is a founding member of the Federation of Malaysia that came into being on 16th September 1963.

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May 25, 2016

Susuzan Id Boos Kadazan

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.

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May 25, 2016

Sampling of Kadazan Words

This sampling of Kadazan words gives you an idea about the Kadazan Language.

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May 25, 2016

Kadazan Religious Beliefs

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.

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May 25, 2016


Kadazan Watch 27 March 2013: Concerned that many Kadazans are selling off their lands including "Pusaka."

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May 25, 2016

Pobpiumanan Ko

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.

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May 25, 2016

The Case for Penampang University

It is almost fifty years since the formation of the Federation of Malaysia. It is high time for the Penampang University to be built.

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May 25, 2016

Nunu Nuhu Nabahu doid Kadazan

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.

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May 25, 2016

Meaning of Kadazan Words

The meaning of Kadazan words listed previously HERE is intended to help you verify the extent of your knowledge on the Kadazan language.

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May 25, 2016

Mantad Yunnan Tuhun Kadazan, Ka!

Kivaa piipio tuhun, Kadazan om nogi okonko Kadazan, do moboos do mantad Yunnan, ka, o komohoingan do tuhun Kadazan. Kivaa naku do katapatan diti?

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May 25, 2016

Komohoingan Tinau Kadazan: Mantad Nomboo Zioho?

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.

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May 23, 2016

Kadazans At The Crossroads

Are the Kadazans at the crossroads?

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May 23, 2016


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.

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May 23, 2016

Kadazan Words

The following explanation in English of these Kadazan words is the best attempt by the writer.

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May 23, 2016

Kadazan Watch

Kadazan Watch provides you with updates on events that affect the lives of the Kadazan peoples. Read about these events as they unfold.

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May 23, 2016

Kadazan Traditional Music

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"

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May 21, 2016

Kadazan Synonyms and Antonyms

These words are a sampling of Kadazan Synonyms and Antonyms in the Kadazan Language.

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May 20, 2016

Kadazan Search for Identity

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.

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May 20, 2016

Kadazan Phrases

Here are some Kadazan phrases for you to ponder. You may have some idea about the meaning of such phrases.

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May 20, 2016

Kadazan Language

Kadazan Language is the language spoken by the Tangaa (Tangara) sub-race. This language is spoken in the region that stretches from Nosoob-Kepayan area through Penampang-Putatan to Papar.

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May 20, 2016

Kadazan Personages

Getting to know some Well-known Kadazan personages, past and present.

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May 20, 2016

Kadazan Musical Instruments

These are some of the Kadazan Musical Instruments that you may know at least by sight or sound.

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May 20, 2016

Kadazan Mogium Kointutunan: Ka Diisai do AU?

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.

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May 18, 2016

Kadazan History Timeline

This is a preliminary Kadazan History Timeline. It is subject to changes as and when necessary or when new information become available.

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May 18, 2016

Kadazan Harvest Festival

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.

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May 17, 2016

Headhunters of Borneo

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.

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May 17, 2016

Donggongon Before and Now

If you had visited Donggongon, Penampang, more than twenty years ago, you will not recognise it now if you come today.

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May 17, 2016

Brothers against Brothers among Kadazans

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.

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May 17, 2016

Atagak Boos Atagak Kointutunan: Nunu iti doid Kadazan

Kumaa kogumuan do sukod vagu, momok-somok no do odimpot o katapatan do "atagak boos atagak kointutunan".

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May 17, 2016

Animism among Kadazan

You can somehow say that animism among Kadazans persists to this day.

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Apr 07, 2013


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Jan 12, 2013

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Aug 02, 2011

Kadazans At The Crossroads: Time for Decision

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...

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Kadazans At The Crossroads: Time for Decision