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Dayak Association Miri (Malaysia)

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[Dayak Association Miri] image by Valentin Poposki, 13 July 2008

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This is the Organization of Dayaks in Malaysia. The objectives of the Association are to promote social, educational, economic, cultural interest and sports and awareness amongst its members and Dayaks in general.

Flag and emblem:
"The flag of the Association shall be rectangular in shape with blue background and the emblem in the centre standing upright. The wording colour of DAM and DAYAK ASSOCIATION MIRIŁ must be white.

"The Emblem of the Association shall be a crest decorated with a handshake in white at the centre; and a traditional Dayak Bunga Terung tattoo painted white and red, placed on top left side and red square hat on top right and acronym DAM in black on top, encircled by two sheaths of golden padi stalk, and with the name of the Association PERSATUAN DAYAK MIRI in black at the base of the emblem.

The colours of the emblem and flag signify the following:-
Yellow : for loyalty to King and country,
Black : for perseverance and fortitude,
Red : for courage and leadership,
White : for purity and sincerity, and
Blue : for peace and unity

The Emblem shall have the following significance:-

* Dayak Bunga TerungŁ tattoo is to symbolise preservation of tradition and culture.
* A square hat is to symbolise the Association emphasis on education.
* A handshake is to symbolise friendship.
* Padi stalk symbolizes the struggle of members and spirit of the Association.

Flag and emblem are presented on DAM website: http://dam.org.my/?page_id=9.

Valentin Poposki, 13 July 2008