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Takna Lawe

Takna Law� is a form of spoken poetry told in the epic style that originated from Dayak Kayan (West Borneo) that relates to a character from Law� folk lore, who came down from heaven to live among humans on earth.

Takna Law�, which has entertaining traits, also speaks informatively about the Dayak Kayan culture and contributes a strong sense of pride for the people of the Dayak Kayan tribe, while providing an incomparable perspective from the point of view of the Kayans.

Created: 1996

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