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HISTORY OF CULTURE | WONG OSING TRIBE | Using Spare history begins at the end of the Majapahit rule around the year 1478 AD Civil war and the growth of Islamic kingdoms in particular accelerate the fall of the Majapahit Empire of Malacca. After his downfall, majapahit people to flee to some place, ie the slopes of Mount Bromo (Tengger Tribe), Blambangan (Using Tribe) and Bali. The closeness of this history is seen from the pattern of life which still implies Tribe Using Majapahit culture. Blambangan kingdom, which was founded by community Osing, is the last kingdom patterned like the Hindu-Buddhist kingdom of Majapahit. They strongly believe that even the National Park Alas Purwo is the last stop where the people who shy away from the rush of the Majapahit kingdom of Mataram.

In the history of Islamic Mataram kingdom was never plugged his reign over the Kingdom Blambangan, it is this which causes people Using culture has significant differences compared to the Javanese. Using the tribe has a large enough proximity with the Balinese, it is very terluhat Gandrung of traditional art that has similarities with traditional Balinese dances, including dances and clothing are also musical instruments. Another similarity is reflected in the architecture of the building between the Tribe and Tribal Using Bali which have many similarities, especially in the decorations on the roof bangunan.Puputan is the last war until blood efflux as a last attempt to defend themselves against enemy attack larger and stronger. This tradition has been sparked great battle called Bayu Puputan in 1771 AD WAR HISTORY BAYU are rare in the history of exposure by the media so it's like drowning.

In subsequent developments, after officials managed to move to Bali Majapahit and building the kingdom there, Blambangan, politically and culturally, to be part of Bali or, as termed by some historians, "under the protection of Bali". However, in the year 1639, the kingdom of Mataram in Central Java Blambangan conquer the assistance that is not even got a bit of Bali claiming heavy casualties; Blambangan not a few people were killed and discarded (Gde Haal, as quoted by Anderson, 1982; 75). In the power of this population Blambangan Mataram began Islamised, a lot of influence cultural development in the future in shaping the social structure and culture. Scramble Blambangan by Mataram and Bali continue and take turns until the end when the master had occupied Blambangan VOC in 1765.

Blambangan seem relatively less to show its strength, in the Dutch colonial period, he actually shows his perseverance against the dominance of VOCs. Battle after battle occurred between the people against the colonial Dutch Balambangan. Until finally culminating in a major war in the year 1771-1772 under the leadership of Mas Rempeg or Prince Jagapati known as Bayu Puputan war. This war has ravaged the people succeeded Balambangan and leaving only about 8,000 people (Ali, 1993:20). However, it seems people remain unyielding Balambangan. The wars of resistance, although smaller, continues to occur until decades later (1810), led by Bayu troops remaining, ie those who by the Dutch dubbed the 'people Bayu wild' (Lekkerker, 1926:401 - 402; Ali, 1997:9). Once you can destroy the fort Bayu, the Dutch government to concentrate in Banyuwangi and raised Mas Alit as the first regent of Banyuwangi.

Blambangan was never separated from the occupation and colonization outside parties, and in 1765 no less than 60,000 fighters were killed or missing Blambangan to defend its territory (Epp, 1849:247). Anderson (1982:75-76) describes that how the Dutch do not bertara cruelty while mastering Blambangan especially in the years 1767-1781. With reference to written records of Bondowoso Bosch, Anderson said: "This is probably the only one in the whole of Java that had once been densely populated which completely destroyed ...". 

Occupation and conquest that repeatedly turned out to actually make people more patriotic Blambangan resistance and have a very strong spirit. Cortesao, as quoted by Herusantosa (1987:13), referring to Tome Pires, called "the people Blambangan as people who have the nature of" warlike ", warlike, and always ready for combat, always wanted and tried to liberate their territories from other parties of power" . Scholte (1927:146) states: 

"History Balambangan very sad. Blambangan tribes continued to decrease since been killed by the forces of successive hit the area, such as the power of Mataram, Balinese, Bugis and Makassar, the robbers China, and finally VOCs. But the spirit of the people Blambangan never completely extinguished, and his descendants are now a nation of gallant tribe physical and personality as well as growing rapidly, hold fast to tradition, but also easy to accept the new civilization ". People Blambangan, such as those mentioned in various sources above, that which has been declared as a forerunner of Using wong or wong Blambangan remnants.

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