A goddess of Sarawak, the wife of Kling. She aids in wars and bestows prosperity on her followers. She is also a goddess of prophecy, and communicates through visions. Kumang was in charge of paradise, where the first Iban Dayak lived. She could be recognized by her white back, which was bleached by the sun.

Her brother is Tutong and her sister is Sindun.



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