Iban migration

This article describe our ancestors who did not migrate into Sarawak from the Kapuas Valley.  There were at least two such groups who migrated into Sarawak via Cape Datu – the offspring of Sabatin and his son, Drom another group who came to the coast of Sarawak near Bukit Merudu, not far from Brunei.

Long before the migration of the Dayaks to the Batang Ai and its tributaries and beyond the fifteenth generation mark, Sabatin and his son Drom have landed at Cape Datu.  Cape Datu is situated at the southwestern boundary between Sarawak and Indonesian Borneo.  According to Iban genealogies, members of the seven different races in Sarawak have traced their descent back to these ancestors.

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