5 ethnic groups from Sarawak and their uniqueness


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  • Friday, 27 May 2022

With close to 30 ethnic groups, Sarawak is known as a multi-cultural state. Photos:The Star/Zulazhar Sheblee

Sarawak has close to 30 ethnic groups, each with their own identity, yet these races live in peace and harmony. The secret is tolerance among its people and a deep understanding of each other’s culture and heritage, says Sarawak Deputy Minister of Tourism, Creative Industry and Performing Arts Datuk Snowdan Lawan, 50.

“Sarawak has been described as the model state of unity and harmony, where communities accept and appreciate one another despite their differences in beliefs. Having communal structures like rural longhouses has also contributed to this close-knit community.

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