Banjarese

Banjarese

 

people living primarily in Indonesia, in the south and southeast of the island of Kalimantan (population approximately 1.7 million by a 1965 estimate), and also in Malaya (population approximately 100,000). The language of the Banjarese is closely related to the Malay language. The religion is Islam. The chief occupations are farming (floodplain rice and the export crops rubber and pepper) and fishing. Crafts (jewelry, etc.) are highly developed. The Banjarese are also engaged in diamond mining. Capitalistic relationships are developing among the Banjarese, although communal elements are retained in the countryside. The culture has been subjected to considerable Javanese influence.

REFERENCE

Narody lugo-Vostochnoi Azii. Moscow, 1966.
References in periodicals archive ?
However, in June 1707 the Banjarese destroyed fortifications that the English had started to construct, along with two vessels, and the English departed in defeat (Willi 1922:10-17).
Malays include those who have settled in the country (mainly in the Malay Peninsula) since the 19th century such as Javanese, the Banjarese, Boyanese, Bugis, Bajau and Minangkabau.
18) During fieldwork in Banjarmasin, many people stressed the still very strong patriarchal character of Banjarese Islam and society; for example, polygamy is widespread.
Mangun argued that the Catholic Church should not dream of converting Indonesian ethnic groups who are known as Muslims, such as Madurese, Sundanese, Acehnese, Banjarese, and Minangese (Mangunwijaya, Memuliakan Allah, mengangkat Manusia, p.
These demands were partly a response to the Darul Islam movement to create an Islamic state, which was widely supported by the Banjarese people who dominated the existing South Kalimantan province.
He did refer to a project in which he was engaged on "the struggle of the Dayaks and Banjarese in Kalimantan against the Dutch in the second half of the nineteenth century.
Dove sets out to correct this misconception by showing how "plugged in" the Banjarese and certain other area peoples have always been, often showing signs of entrepreneurship and commercial savoirfaire that would have made their supposedly more "cosmopolitan" interlocutors--Chinese, Malays, and Europeans--blush in the process.
And that's why I find my grandfather's [brothers], one in Sabah, one in Banjarmasin married to a Banjarese woman where they had two children, one boy and one girl.
1986b Peasant versus Government Perceptions and Use of the Environment: A Case Study of Banjarese Ecology and River Basin Development in South Kalimantan.
Along the coast and in the plains, Orang Paser have from early times onwards intermingled with Bugis from South Sulawesi, Banjarese from South Kalimantan and Javanese settlers.
A fundamental change in the balance of commercial and political power to the benefit of the Banjarese occurred only after the establishment of Dutch colonial intervention in about the middle of the nineteenth century.
It is important to note that due to the spread of the Ngajus, the Ngaju language has in fact become the lingua franca among the Dayaks of this province, besides Banjarese Malay and Indonesian.