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Panding state system in an era of rapid political and economic change The Ngaju response to these pressures Anne Schiller contends is most clearly seen in the religious sphere Over the past two decades many Ngaju have taken to recasting and reinterpreting their indigenous religion known formerly as Kaharingan and now as Hindu Kaharingan Paradoxically this process of religious change involves the codification of religious belief and

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Small Sacrifices Religious Change and Cultural Identity Among the Ngaju of Indonesia

The standardization of ritual It also includes efforts to distinguish religious practices from other customs These developments figure importantly in the construction of modern Ngaju identity The author focuses especially on the form and content of tiwah an elaborate ritual of secondary treatment of the dead with multiple and complex meanings for Hindu Kaharingan Ngaju as well as for those who have converted to Christianity or Isl

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Small Sacrifices is an ethnographic study of Ngaju Dayaks rain forest dwellers of the remote interior region of Central Kalimantan Indonesian Borneo Like many indigenous peoples throughout the world the Ngaju have recently been affected by exposure to world religions by improvements in transportation and communication by new demands on family based production and by other factors pertaining to their growing incorporation into an ex