Apang Alui (A tale from Sejiram, Kapuas Hulu, Kalimantan Barat)

Once upon a time, it was a small village, which was on bank of river and there lived a poor-lazy farmer, who was unknown how old was he. Although he was lazy, he was friendly man. He, who was called Apang Alui, had a wife and a son, whose name was Alui. They were a happy family. Apang Alui could be known easily as a idiocy-man, which is his characteristic in every story, and he could be a famous because of it. Continue reading “Apang Alui (A tale from Sejiram, Kapuas Hulu, Kalimantan Barat)”

The Site of Gereja Katolik Santo Fidelis Sejiram

Sejiram, which is located about 617 kilometers Northeast from Pontianak (the capital of West Kalimantan) and 119 kilometers from Putussibau (the capital of Kapuas Hulu Regency), is the capital of Seberuang Subdistrict where the site of Gereja Katolik Santo Fidelis Sejiram located.

It was in 1892, on the bank of river Seberuang, some people who are local citizen built a church. It is called the Catholic Church of Saint Fidelis Sejiram. But few years later, the church had been fired. It is known that the church had been renovated two times since it had been built. The church is the oldest building and the Christian’s pride building in Sejiram. Continue reading “The Site of Gereja Katolik Santo Fidelis Sejiram”

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