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Minangkabau or minang is an ethnic archipelago group whom speak and uphold Minangkabau tradition

Minangkabau or minang is an ethnic archipelago group whom speak and uphold Minangkabau tradition. They are indigenous to the highlands of west sumatera, North of Bengkulu. The word Minangkabau derives from a combination of two words; ‘minang’ (which means Win/ menang in Malay) and ‘kabau’ (which means bull/ kerbau in Malay). According to the legends, the name derived from the dispute between the kingdom of Minangkabau and Jawa. The Minangkabau community is the biggest matrilineal society in the world where the property is inherited by the mother’s side of the family. family name and land passing down from mother to daughter, while religious and political affairs are the responsibility of men

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