November 17, 2020, 06.09 PM

“That is why [lemiwa] is the villager’s way of getting close to their visitors.”

Lekaq Kidau are among the villages where lemiwa can be experienced because it was designated as a heritage vlllage by the Kutai Kertanegara regency.

This predominantly Kenyah Dayak community of 685 inhabitants from 150 families earned the designation because it stood fast to their age-old customs, traditions and culture.

(Writer: Zakarias Demon Daton, Samarinda Contributor | Editor: Teuku Muhammad Valdy Arief)


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