The Desa of Damau is located on the island of Kabaruan, kab. Kep. Talaud, prov. Sulawesi Utara.
* Foto archipelago Talaud: link
History of the desa of Damau
The village of Damau was formed long before the year 1200 AD. Under the leadership of king Magutta son of Damau.
Damau village is a village that became the seat of a king: Maradia Ponto. Maradia Ponto was the first king in the region of Porodisa, now called the Talaud Islands.
Magutta II was married with Riwuwasing, their child was Maradia Ponto. Maradia Ponto married Wasilawewe, daughter of King Siau and they got 2 children named: Lokonbanua II and Unsong Bahewa. Lokon Banua II married Mangimandampel. Their child was Lorosego. Unsong Bahewa married SG.GEPE got a child, king Sumallea. The name of this king changed during the reign of the Dutch dating back to 1602 in the time of VOC. The name of this king was changed to Ratu by Queen Welhelmina.
The Cave Randangar in desa Damau
Source (only indon. language)
– Sejarah desa Damau: http://newshkmdt2014.blogspot.co.id/2015/12/sejarah-desa-damau-kecamatan-damau.html
– Tentang desa Damau: http://mataduniadanptek.blogspot.co.id/2015/10/damau-villange-desa-damau.html
The cave Randangar in desa Damau
Old maps of the islands of Sangihe, Talaud dan Tagulandang
Islands Sangihe (Sangir), Talaud and Tagulandang, 1700.
Islands Sangir (Sangir) and Talaud, 1724
Islands Sangihe (Sangir), Talaud and Tagulandang, 1894