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GAYO

August 29, 2009

august 29 2009 ETHNONYMS: Gayo, Gajo, urang Gayó, Gayonese Orientation Identification. The Gayo live predominantly in the central highlands of Aceh Province in Sumatra, Indonesia, and are Sunni Muslims. Gayo refer to themselves as “Urang Gayo,” meaning “Gayo people,” primarily on grounds of command of basa Gayo, the Gayo language. Location. The Gayo homeland lies […]

Malem Dewa

July 24, 2009

Malim Dewa M.J. Melalatoa Translated by Krishna The Pesangan river winded through the forest like a giant snake. The closer you got to its source the clearer blue its water and thicker the forest around it. Malim Dewa was walking up towards the top of the river. He walked alone, accompanied only by a beautiful […]

Save Gayo language Now

July 17, 2008

Gayo People must fast to take steps, When Not in 2010 Gayo language estimated be Lost. Takengon-The Gayo language is one of the languages that is used in the Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam province. Although it is spoken in Aceh, the Gayo language is different from the Acehnese language. The Gayo language is used by the […]

Saman Dance

July 10, 2008

The history of saman and development Saman or a thousand hands Dance were the traditional dance withered Gayo people that came from Blangkejeren,Gayo lues Regency. “Saman” name was taken from the person who created and developed of this dance,Syeikh Saman, that is one of the Muslim scholars who spread the Islam religion in Nanggroe Aceh […]

Linge Kingdom

July 8, 2008

The Lingga kingdom or Linge (in the gayo language ) in the Gayo land, according to M. Junus Djamil in his book of the “Gajah Putih” (White Elephant) that was published by the Cultural Aceh Agency during 1959, Kutaraja (Banda Aceh), said that around in the 11th age , the Lingga Kingdom was established by […]