Auricle lengthening tradition by Dayak tribe began to diminish and even now almost extinct, but in East Kalimantan – Indonesia Dayak tribes still exist in part to maintain this tradition.
In East Kalimantan - Indonesia, this tradition is still carried out by some people Dayak. Among the Dayak, both men and women have deliberately stretched earlobes, but the length varies between men and women. Men should not be lengthened beyond his ears to his shoulders, while women should grow it out until the extent of the chest.
Ear piercing process itself started in childhood, ie from the age of one year. Then every year they add one or earrings silver earrings. Earrings silver earrings or even used different styles in different rings show the difference in status and gender. Such as the nobility has its own style of earrings that should not be used by ordinary people.
According to the Dayak population, lengthening ears among the Dayak community has traditionally serves as a marker of their human identity.