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Saturday, January 31, 2015

SARAWAK MALAYS AND ADENAN SATEM


Adenan Satem is an unassuming Malay. I have seen him albeit from a distance several times. During weekends he likes to play golf I was told. Now as CM in his reins he would have more pressing things to do. Taib, (Melanau) has no qualms to pass the baton to a Malay but then their ties are close, Adenan married the former's sister.

At one time, when I was in Sarawak, Effendi Norwawi (Melanau) seemed to be the blue-eyed boy of Taib and on the rise likely to be CM. Well, that was what the talk then. After Effendi was sidelined there was talk of Abang Johari of the Openg family (Malay) as  potential CM. Taib played his cards well all along to the end even Rahman Yaakub  could not outplay him.

My friend Aziz (left) and blacksmith (right) at Kg. Tanjung, across the river of Kuching town. I bought a parang from the latter and still in good use for some years. Kg. Tanjung is the heartland of the Malays in Sarawak.

Malay women and children, yesteryear.


Malay ladies who were amongst those close to the James Brooke people. (Left to right) Dayang Sahada, Dayang Lehut, Mrs Maxwell, the author and attendants.

(Left to right) Inche Bakar, clerk at the Court of Justice (Malay), Datu Imam, Head of the mosque at Kuching (of Arab descent), Hadji Suden, Member of Council (partly Arab).


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