A leadakdak is a kajur who has been elevated to a special position, becoming an adviser to the irooj, because of a skill. He could have been a navigator, astronomer, magician, or otherwise wise and learned. [back]


Traditionally pregnant women moved to a special house a few days before birth, often the same house which was used when menstruating. This house was set away from the others and close to the beach. [back]