Sabahans consider rice to be more than just a staple diet.
There is a certain sacredness attached to it, for it is food
given to them by Kinoingan, the Almighty Creator so that his
people should never want for food. He sacrificed His only
daughter- Huminodun and from her body parts, padi (rice)
Kinoingan's ultimate act of benevolence and to this day, His
people repay the deed by conducting various ceremonies to
honour Bambaazon, the spirit of Huminodun as embodied in