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The Dayak or Dyak ( IPA : /Ë^daɪÉ(tm)k/ ) are the peoples indigenous to Borneo .[3] It is a loose term for over 200 riverine and hill-dwelling ethnic subgroups, located principally in the interior of Borneo, each with its own dialect, customs, laws, territory and culture, although common distinguishing traits are readily identifiable. Dayaks are categorised as part of wider Austronesian -speaking populations in Asia. The Dayak were animist in belief, however many converted to Christianity, and some to Islam more recently. [4] Estimates for the Dayak population range from 2 to 4 million.

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History of the Dayak People

Common interpretations in modern anthropology agree that nearly all indigenous peoples of South East Asia , including the Dayaks, are descendants of a larger more common Austronesian migration from Asia, regarded to have settled in the South East Asian Archipelago some 3,000 years ago. The first populations spoke various languages and dialects now termed under the collective Austronesian Lingua, from which Dayak languages are traced. About 2,450 years ago, metallurgy was introduced and subsequently became widespread.

The main ethnic groups of Dayaks are the Bakumpai and Dayak Bukit of South Kalimantan , The Ngajus,
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