Cape Malays…

and their Heritage

A Traditional Way of Life

Posted by tahirfarrath on October 26, 2009

Once upon a time…

Bugis shipBugis seafarers

ShoreA village on the shore

RiverbankA riverbank village

InlandAn inland village

SultanA Sultan or Rajah and his entourage

Forest workSustainable living of the land, rivers and sea

workersDeveloping commerce

FamilyA family unit on some occasion

WeaverA weaver and batik maker

Tin producerA utensil and tin manufacturer

Young boyA purposeful young boy preparing possible carving or pottery tools

VendorA vendor or carrier

RestaurantA street restaurant

GatheringA gathering or celebration

MasjidMenara Masjid, Kudus, East Java – earliest example of a Javanese minaret with a blend of Hindu and Buddhist influence.


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