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Collection Details


Collection Name: Tun Jugah Oral History Project
Repository Name: Tun Jugah Foundation [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Kuching, Malaysia
URL: http://www.tunjugahfoundation.org.my/oral7.htm
Description: The Oral History section of the Tun Jugah Foundation is entrusted with the task of carrying out research projects and activities on oral history/literature of the Iban community in Sarawak. The need to collect and preserve various forms of Iban oral literature has become more urgent in recent years. With rapid encroachment and stiff competition from electronic and print media for various forms of cultural products attractive to the younger generations, oral literature which is intangible in nature is in imminent danger of being slowly forgotten and lost.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 13
Broad Subjects: Ethnic groups
ASP Subjects: Borneo; History; Iban (Bornean people); Iban language; Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia; Older people; Oral history
Other Subjects: Iban elders
Collection Code: OHC0001746