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TROLLTROLLTROll, Pak Pesut lied to the beggar saying that he had no more and commanded his family to eat Big Macs right away. Later his family went to the
and jumped in and they were turned into
. Since that time everyone called fish pesut.
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The Curse of King Mintin
Folklore from Central Kalimantan
Summarized by Talha
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A king named Mintin living in Kahayan Hilir, in
, cared a lot about his people, but one day he has to go to an island because the queen passed away. He left his two sons in charge of the land, Naga, his boy who doesn't care about the people, and Bauya, his other son who cares very for the kingdom's villager. Bauya tells Naga to care about the people but he doesn’t. Frustrated which each other, they start a war. The king hears about the war and comes back to tell his sons to stop. To punish them for misbehaving, he placed a curse on them that turned into creatures. Bauya was turned into a
and Naga was changed into a
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The Legend of Catu Island
Folklore from Bali
Summary by Nicolas
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A farmer, or Jurna, in the island of
had the best
but prayed for a better one, until one day he saw a catu which was a coconut shell. He wanted to show off to the people by making a bigger rice catu. Soon he used up all the rice and turned poor. He regretted his bad behavior and the catu turned big, and people call it Catu Hill or Bukit Catu.
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The Greedy Fisherman
Folklore from West Kalimantan
Summary by Chloe
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A long time ago in
, lived a fisherman who went fishing and hooked up golden wire. He did not stop pulling the golden wire until his
sunk. The people heard about the wire and the fisherman and the river became known as the Wire River or Sungai Kuwat.
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Princess Bungsu and Maniki
Folklore from East Kalimantan
Summary by Kate
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Long ago in the
, there lived a young princess named Bungsu who was sent away by her father because she was pregnant by a handsome man named Maniki. Eventually, the king became ill from feeling guilty for sending his daughter and Maniki away into the forest, so he invited the whole family to live back in the palace with him.
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My Nest if Better Then Yours
Folklore from Riau
Summary by Preeti
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There once lived a
. They were best friends, until one day they started arguing about who's nest is better. The weaver bird and quail decided to stay in each other's their nest; however, they did not feel so comfortable. The birds realized that their lives were different and they never argued about having a better nest
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The Legend of Jenggalla Kingdom
Folklore from East Java
Summarized by Mairi
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King Raden had a beautiful queen, but had a jealous concubine with bad intentions. The concubine wanted to be the new queen, so she told the king that his wife wanted to poison him. The queen was upset so she left the palace to live in the forest. There he queen gave birth to her baby boy, Cinderalas, who had a fighting rooster. The king invited Cinderalas to the palace to fight his rooster. If Cinderalas' rooster won the fight, then he and his mother could come back and live at the palace again. The rooster won and the concubine was sent to jail for lying and Cinderalas and the queen came back to live in the palace.
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A young man named Tundung went to a village where the people lived happily and went to the richest man in the village named Jero Pasek to harvest food. Jero Pasek was then really happy and Tundung wanted to repay by harvesting on the arid hill in the village. But Tundung made the hill no longer arid and made it green with life, there were a lot of veggies and animals. Unfortunately, a thief stole allot of food and animals, Jero was sad and angry and Tundung was really sad and sorry so he went to the temple to pray. Then a god came out of no where and turned him to a snake. He is now the guard of the hill, protecting the animals and the harvest.
The Legend of Surabaya
Summarized by Mr. Fullerton
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lived Sura, the strong
, and Baya, the crafty
, whom continuously fought about sharing food with one another, until one day they decided to stop bickering and share their territories by agreeing to stay in their own areas to hunt--the sea for Sura, and the land and river for Baya. Unfortunately one day, Sura the shark flopped onto the land in search for more food in the river, which enraged Baya so much that they fought a brutal brawl that made a bloody mess of the island. The people talked about the battle between Sura and Baya and named the place where they viciously fought,
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