Through Central Borneo An Account Of Two Years' Travel In The Land Of The Head-Hunters Between The Years 1913 And 1917 By Carl Lumholtz




























































 - BORNEO - CHRISTMAS TIME - EXTENT OF MALAY
INFLUENCE - THE FLOWERS OF EQUATORIAL REGIONS - AT AN OT-DANUM
KAMPONG - THE PICTURESQUE KIHAMS - Page 6
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BORNEO - CHRISTMAS TIME - EXTENT OF MALAY INFLUENCE - THE FLOWERS OF EQUATORIAL REGIONS - AT AN OT-DANUM KAMPONG - THE PICTURESQUE KIHAMS, OR RAPIDS - FORMIDABLE OBSTACLES TO TRAVEL - MALAYS ON STRIKE

CHAPTER XVI

ARRIVAL AT BAHANDANG - ON THE EQUATOR - A STARTLING ROBBERY - OUR MOST LABORIOUS JOURNEY - HORNBILLS - THE SNAKE AND THE INTREPID PENYAHBONG - ARRIVAL AT TAMALOE

CHAPTER XVII

THE PENYAHBONGS, MEN OF THE WOODS - RHINOCEROS HUNTERS - CHARACTERISTICS OF THE PENYAHBONGS - EASY HOUSEKEEPING - DAILY LIFE - WOMAN'S LOT

CHAPTER XVIII

A STRANGE MAMMAL - ANIMAL LIFE IN CENTRAL BORNEO - A SUPERB AND SILENT REALM - VISIT TO A SALT WATER EXUDATION - PASSING THE DIVIDING RIDGE - A MOUSE-DEER CHASE - ON THE KASAO RIVER

CHAPTER XIX

THE SAPUTANS - HOW THE EARS OF THE CHIEF WERE PIERCED - AN UNEXPECTED ATTACK OF FILARIASIS - DEPARTURE FROM THE SAPUTANS - DOWN THE KASAO RIVER - "TOBOGGANING" THE KIHAMS

CHAPTER XX

ARRIVAL ON THE MAHAKAM RIVER - AMONG THE PENIHINGS - LONG KAI, A PLEASANT PLACE - A BLIAN'S SHIELD - PUNANS AND BUKATS, SIMPLE-MINDED NOMADS - EXTREME PENALTY FOR UNFAITHFULNESS - LONG TJEHAN

CHAPTER XXI

AN EXCURSION DOWN THE RIVER - LONG PAHANGEI - THE OMASULINGS - THE GREAT TRIENNIAL FESTIVAL - HOSPITABLE NATIVES - INCIDENTS IN PHOTOGRAPHY

CHAPTER XXII

DAYAK DOGS - A FUNERAL ON THE MAHAKAM - OUR RETURN JOURNEY - AGAIN AT LONG TJEHAN - IN SEARCH OF A UNIQUE ORCHID - A BURIAL CAVE

CHAPTER XXIII

A PROFITABLE STAY - MAGNIFICENT FRUITS OF BORNEO - OMEN BIRDS - THE PENIHINGS IN DAILY LIFE - TOP PLAYING - RELIGIOUS IDEAS - CURING DISEASE

CHAPTER XXIV

HEAD-HUNTING, ITS PRACTICE AND PURPOSE

CHAPTER XXV

DEPARTURE FROM THE PENIHINGS - FRUIT-EATING FISH - ANOTHER CALL AT LONG PAHANGEI - A TRIP UP THE MERASI RIVER - GENIAL NATIVES - AN INOPPORTUNE VISIT - THE DURIAN, QUEEN OF ALL FRUITS

CHAPTER XXVI

AMONG THE LONG-GLATS - IS FEAR OF EXPOSURE TO THE SUN JUSTIFIED?

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