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Krio Dayak people

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Krio Dayak people

Krio people
Dayak Krio
Regions with significant populations
West Kalimantan, Indonesia
Krio Dayak language
Related ethnic groups
Jalai people

The Krio people or Dayak Krio are a Dayak ethnic group in West Kalimantan, Indonesia. They live on the upper course of the Krio River and speak the Krio Dayak language.[1]


  • History 1
  • Traditional Krio song 2
  • Religion 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


The Ulu Aik Kingdom was established, by the upper course of the Krio River, around 1700 by Pancur Sembore and Tanjung Porikng. The first leader was pang ukir Empu Geremeng, who was succeedded by Bikukng Tiung. Under Bihukng's leadership, the kingdom was renamed Ulu Aik.[2]

Traditional Krio song

  • Pupu' Tagua[3]


Duwata is the god of the Krio Dayak and the Jelai Dayak.[4]


  1. ^ A. R. Mecer (1992). Struktur Bahasa Dayak Krio. Pusat Pembinaan dan Pengembangan Bahasa, Departemen Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan.  
  2. ^ Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde (Netherlands). Afdeling Documentatie Modern Indonesie (1999). Excerpta Indonesica, Volumes 59-63. Centre for Documentation on Modern Indonesia of the Royal Institute of Linguistics and Anthropology. 
  3. ^ "lagu dayak krio tagua,from mateus bujal (kure village) kalimantan barat". YouTube. Retrieved 2014-09-26. 
  4. ^ Edi Petebang (1999). Dayak Sakti: Pengayauan, Tariu, Mangkok Merah. Konflik Etnis Di Kalbar 1996/1997. Institut Dayakologi. 

External links

  • Raja Singa Bangs: Dayak Monarch without Power or Wealth by Edi Petebang, published in The Jakarta Post October 7, 1998. Mentions the Krio River and Krio Dayak.
  • Traditional Dayak Krio Weddings
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