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Astrological Calendars - 6 - Batak Calendar

The Batak Calendar system has 12 months and follows the phases of the moon and the sighting of the constellations.

Some basic facts

Culture Kaleidoscope

Sigale-gale, Kesenian Khas Suku Batak di Pulau Samosir

Aku melihat tulisan dalam postcard bergambar kesenian dari Batak, Sumatera Utara, tertulis Sigale-gale. Apa ya Sigale-gale itu? Ternyata, Sigale-gale merupakan pertunjukan dari Pulau Samosir, Sumatera Utara, yang melibatkan boneka, yang dianggap mistis. 230 kata lagi

A clash of the Titans on Mt. Olympus? 4 new labours for the Hercules Trophy Poland!

Polskie tłumaczenie poniżej.

The Hercules Trophy Poland is just around the corner and we’re not planning on slowing down the pace! We’re happy to announce the next four official Herculean labours. 340 kata lagi

Hercules Trophy

Perplexing Partuturan

Once, I read a book on Simalungun culture just to find a loophole in our Partuturan rules (It’s similar to Genealogy as it studies one’s bloodline and family members but it’s not limited to familial relations, see Tutur Natipak below). 937 kata lagi

Family

My Big Fat Bataknese Family

Sebagai half-blood Batak, kadang gue suka lupa bahwa Sangalian Jato Kaunang itu bukan seorang Manado saja. Gak semua orang di keluarga gue ngomongnnya pake kita-ngana. Ada juga sodara yang kalo ngumpul bawanya ulos dan suka mempertanyakan kenapa gue ga aktif di HKBP atau GKPA. 103 kata lagi

Love

Tinggal Kenangan - Rafael Sitorus

huddul au sasada au huingot ho oh delia
tung so tagam do rohakki
naikkon lao ho sian lambokki
maila rohakki laos manetek ilukki

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tinggal kenangan nama i hasian… 90 kata lagi

Jangan Salah Menilai

Batak: From Cannibalism to Christianity

Chapter 4, Part 26

By the 19th century, the coastal regions of northern Sumatra were strongholds of Muslim sultanates, from Aceh – where the first Islamic kingdom in the Indonesian archipelago was established – to… 1.409 kata lagi

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