The Kadazandusun Calender symbolizes the civilization which is the pride of the Dusunic communities in Sabah, Borneo. This is not just a guide for counting days, but it shows cases the nobles values of the community which is the basis for the calendar, their adherence to the traditional calendar for generations. Through the calendar the outlook of the Dusunic community is shown to have a high value of time, determination to carry out their responsibilities, honesty in all aspects, grateful, always for the blessing and peace in life, inculcating the spirit of of cooperation, respect for all living beings including nature, willingness to sacrif
[Told by Dongkiri, a priestess, of Tombotuon (1952)]
There was once a young bachelor who worked in his clearing without knowing anything about 'kadaat' or 'tundalaat'. When he had made his clearing and sown the seed, and the paddy had come up, it was excellent. Then, when he was living in his hut on the clearing, he heard a noise at night as if someone was calling.
After he had finished weeding the crop, half his clearing had become a pool, but the paddy on the other side was good. So the bachelor was astonished to see that half his rice crop was good and half had become a pool, and he hid by the water that night and saw seven girls bathin
Flappers were a so-called new style of Western woman, and the term "flapper" was invented to describe this so-called new breed. Initiated in the 1920s, the term "flapper" described women who flamboyantly flouted their contempt for what was back then deemed as societal behavior that was conventional. Flappers were women who were characterized by their choice of bobbed hair, short skirts, and their enjoyment of jazz music. They were branded as brash for their enjoyment of casual sex, drinking, immoderate makeup, driving cars and smoking. The origins of flappers, ideologically, were seen as being rooted in liberalism.
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