A strong message from the peoples at the border of Malaysia and Indonesia in Krayan, “Better to put friendship first, than exacerbated the differences” (Lebih baik mengedepankan kebersamaan, daripada memperuncing keadaan)
In January 2013, a prominent talk show program, Kick Andy, run by Indonesian national TV station, MetroTV, made a special feature on the Heart of Borneo. For five days, the Kick Andy team stayed in location in , Krayan, Malinau, East Kalimantan, the border area between Malaysia and Indonesia that has seemingly been ‘left behind’ and untouched by development. The state administrative boundaries are not dividing its peoples who have lived side by side for hundreds of years ago and have been sharing cultures and history of Lun Dayeh-Kelabit-Lun Bawang-Sa’ban, regardless of their comparatively recent country boundaries.
The show hosted by Andy F. Noya centered on the community struggle to maintain its environment and culture led by…