Rice Mythical and Mystical Rice-themed Folktales

Cerita Rakyat Orang Iban [Iban Folktales]

Cerita Rakyat Orang Iban [Iban Folktales]

Language/s: Malay

A collection of Iban Folktales including one on the origin of rice - Dayang Petera dan Beras Sakti. Dayang Petera was a fairy who came to earth. She was taught how to grow and harvest paddy but she grew careless and did not follow all the steps. That is why paddy grains today are so small and the planting as well as harvesting of paddy today is a backbreaking effort.

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Publisher: Utusan Publications & Distributors Sdn Bhd (Malaysia)

Year: 2007

ISBN: 9789676120669

National Library Board (Singapore) Call Number: Malay 398.2 HEI -[FO