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Stories From A Settled Tribe

eBook (PDF), 174 Pages
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“IF someone says to you: 'the forest is nothing,' I will come and say: 'come and live with me, with nothing. No money. Come and live with me in the forest for a few months – you will survive. And I will go with you to the cities with nothing – no money - how do you survive?'” - Nelson Kelesau --- FOR SIX weeks in mid-2010 I lived in a village named Long Lamai with a tribe in Borneo known as the Penan, a once fully-nomadic, now mostly settled community. Whilst volunteering to teach English in the village I also got to work on my own project to collect stories from the villagers and to publish it in a book and sell it for the benefit of the community. HERE then is that book, containing thirty stories from twenty-one people; stories to entertain all ages with tales from Penan music, myth and legend to more serious ones about struggles in poverty, education and the need for the jungle to survive.
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  • By mynameislouise
    Jul 6, 2010
    Many of the Penan want to share their stories with others, in particular their knowledge of the jungle. Read their stories aloud: to children or to parents; talk about them and of course please review the book. This is the FULL-COLOUR PRINTED paperback A5 version of the book. Unfortunately, due to the full-colour option this version is priced at £35. Because of this I have also created a BLACK & WHITE PRINTED paperback US Trade version which you can find at this link: http://www.lulu.com/product/paperback/stories-from-a-settled-tribe/11610825?productTrackingContext=product_view/recently_viewed/left/2 That version is priced at £10. There is also an EBOOK version available here: http://www.lulu.com/product/ebook/stories-from-a-settled-tribe/11611297 There are a large amount of full-colour photographs and drawings inside the book as well as coloured text so this is what I advise: if you can afford it, buy the full-colour version. If not, buy the black and white version or... More > download the book if that is preferable. All profits go direct to the village for such things as: purchasing building materials for houses, boats and community projects; allowing children to enter the next level of education and supporting western healthcare.< Less
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Product Details

Edition
First Edition: Full Colour
Published
September 29, 2011
Language
English
Pages
174
File Format
PDF
File Size
13.47 MB

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# of Devices Unlimited
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Printable? Yes
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