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




























































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CHARACTERISTICS OF THE LONG-GLATS - GOODBYE TO THE MAHAKAM


CHAPTER XXVII

CONTINUING THE JOURNEY DOWN THE RIVER - GREAT KIHAMS - BATOKELAU - Page 7
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- CHARACTERISTICS OF THE LONG-GLATS - GOODBYE TO THE MAHAKAM

CHAPTER XXVII

CONTINUING THE JOURNEY DOWN THE RIVER - GREAT KIHAMS - BATOKELAU - AT LONG IRAM - LAST STAGES OF OUR JOURNEY - ARRIVAL AT SAMARINDA - HINDU ANTIQUITIES - NATIVE'S SUPERIORITY TO CIVILISED MAN

CHAPTER XXVIII

AN EARTHQUAKE - ERADICATING THE PLAGUE - THROUGH THE COUNTRY NORTHEAST OF BANDJERMASIN - MARTAPURA AND ITS DIAMOND-FIELDS - PENGARON - THE GIANT PIG - THE BUKITS - WELL-PRESERVED DECORATIVE DESIGNS - AN ATTRACTIVE FAMILY

CHAPTER XXIX

THE BALEI OR TEMPLE - A LITTLE KNOWN PART OF THE COUNTRY - A COURTEOUS MALAY - POWER OVER ANIMALS - NEGARA.

CHAPTER XXX

AN EXPEDITION TO THE KATINGAN RIVER - TATUING OF THE ENTIRE BODY - THE GATHERING OF HONEY - A PLEASANT INTERMEZZO - AN UNUSUALLY ARTISTIC PRODUCTION - UP THE SAMBA RIVER - WITH INCOMPETENT BOATMEN

CHAPTER XXXI

AMONG THE DUHOI (OT-DANUMS) - RICH COLLECTIONS - THE KAPATONGS - THE BATHING OF DAYAK INFANTS - CHRISTMAS EVE - THE FLYING BOAT - MARRIAGE CEREMONIES

CHAPTER XXXII

AGRICULTURAL PURSUITS - FACTS ABOUT ULU-OTS, THE WILD MEN OF BORNEO - TAKING LEAVE OF THE INTERESTING DUHOI - A VISIT TO THE UPPER KATINGANS - DANCING - FRIENDLY NATIVES - DOWN THE KATINGAN RIVER

CHAPTER XXXIII

KASUNGAN - THE WEALTH OF THE DAYAKS - ANIMISM - GUARDIANS OF THE DEAD - HUGE SERPENTS - CROCODILES - GOVERNMENT OF DAYS GONE BY - KATINGAN CUSTOMS AND BELIEFS

CHAPTER XXXIV

FUNERAL CUSTOMS OF THE KATINGANS - DEPARTURE FROM KASUNGAN - AN ATTEMPTED VISIT TO SEMBULO - INDIFFERENT MALAYS - A STRANGE DISEASE - THE BELIEF IN TAILED PEOPLE - THE LEGEND OF THE ANCESTOR OF TAILED MEN

CHAPTER XXXV

A VISIT TO KUALA KAPUAS - A BREED OF STUMP-TAILED DOGS - THE SHORT-TAILED CATS OF BORNEO - A SECOND EXPEDITION TO LAKE SEMBULO - NATIVES UNDISMAYED BY BERI-BERI - THE TAMOANS - THE PRACTICE OF INCISION

FOLKLORE OF SOME OF THE TRIBES IN DUTCH BORNEO VISITED BY THE AUTHOR

CONCLUSION

SUPPLEMENTARY NOTES TO THE TRIBES IN DUTCH BORNEO VISITED BY THE AUTHOR

A SHORT GLOSSARY

INDEX

CHAPTER I

DEPARTURE FROM NEW YORK - A RACE WITH THE IMPERIAL LIMITED - IMPRESSIONS OF JAPAN - SINGAPORE - ARRIVAL AT BATAVIA, JAVA - BUITENZORG - BORO BUDUR, THE WONDROUS BUDDHIST MONUMENT

Having concluded important business matters during a brief stay in New York, I decided to go to Canada to take the express train for Vancouver. It was the last train which made connection with the Canadian Pacific steamer for Hong-Kong, and if I could make it I should save three weeks. With the assurance that I should have a couple of hours latitude, I started in the morning for Montreal.

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