Bunong Musical Instrument

Bunong traditional musical instruments play a very important role in their daily life. If these instruments are not used in the proper way in accordance with  Bunong tradition, it causes people in their family or their community to become sick. This is the reason why Bunong people believe that “there are spirits residing Continue reading

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Bunong Story Telling: The Story of Bot Bong

img_8447My name is Maung Chhak and I am a 69-year-old Bunong woman.  I live in Pou Lo village, Busra commune, Pichreada district, Mondulkiri  province.   I would like to tell a story entitled “Bot Bong.” This story was told to me by my parents.  The story is as follows: Continue reading

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Bunong Story Telling: Ms. Mom Pya


My name is Pyai Time, I am a Bunong woman and I am 40-years-old. I live in group 5, Lames village, Busra commune, Pichreada district.  I have been living in this village since 1986, around 30 years now. This village is located around 40km from the Senmonorom’s buffalo roundabout of Mondulkiri province by traveling along the national road number 76. Continue reading

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Bunong Story Telling: A Story Telling about a Newt Man

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Mrs. Toum Bloeng, The Newt Man Story Teller

My name is Toum Bloeng, a 46-year-old Bunong woman. Recently, I have been living in Pou Nhav village, Memong commune, Keo Seima district, Mondulkiri province. This village is located around 40 km from the Senmonorom Buffalo roundabout, the capital city of Mondulkiri province, along the red Continue reading

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