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Stories From A Settled Tribe By Louise Sopher
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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... More > 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.< Less
Stories From A Settled Tribe By Louise Sopher
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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... More > 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.< Less
Stories From A Settled Tribe By Louise Sopher
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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, in the forest for a few months – you will survive. And I will go with you to the... More > 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 I was there I collected stories from the villagers with the aim of publishing, sharing and selling them for the benefit of the community. HERE then are thirty 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. ---- THIS is an alternative black & white edition which brings the purchase cost down a fair amount. If you can afford it, please buy the full-colour edition but if not feel free to purchase this copy or the download/e-book edition.< Less
Australia & Asia 2018 By James B Battles
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Australia & Asia 2018 is a picture book of the travels of Jim & Carolyn Battles on a cruise to Australia, Borneo, Vietnam, Macau, and Japan.
The Yellow Spider By John Charles Beecham
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Ah Sing Returns! The Yellow Spider, who is "cruel, cunning, ruthless, feared the length of the archipelago, the incarnation of all the savagery and mysticism of the Orient." With eyes... More > "like a leopard's in the dark, two dots of green fire that scintillated but did not blink," the anti-hero employs a variety of Chinese, Tibetans, Malays, and Dyaks in an effort to drive the white men out of Asia, starting in Borneo. With death traps, poisonous plants and reptiles galore!< Less
Pray to the Four Winds By Arthur Villarreal
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During World War II Drake Andrew's crew flies over the jungles of Borneo on a secret mission. The next day he finds himself stranded in the jungle of over 200 indigenous tribes including the... More > Japanese Army. His only mission now is to survive.< Less
Pray to the Four Winds By Arthur Villarreal
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During World War II Drake Andrew's crew flies over the jungles of Borneo on a secret mission. The next day he finds himself stranded in the jungle of over 200 indigenous tribes including the... More > Japanese Army. His only mission now is to survive.< Less
Traveling Through Malaysia By Gary Brown
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This is the story of our month-long journey through five countries: Malaysia, China (Hong Kong), Singapore, Brunei and Tokyo; including ten days spent traversing the island of Borneo. These countries... More > and provinces represent a veritable melting pot of cultures; primarily Malay, Chinese and Indian. In most cases, living together, but separately, in harmony as they have for hundreds of years. Their customs, languages and cuisines were evident, and enjoyed by us, at every stop.< Less
HOTU By John Hoturoa Terei Mangakahia
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With his mother dead and his grieving father pre-occupied with feeding the family, a small Maori boy working on the family farm at Whangapoua, New Zealand, becomes a man. Death surrounds him in the... More > jungles of Borneo where he miraculously survives using his Army training. This true story develops through touching and humorous anecdotes that provide a look at life through a special set of eyes.< Less
The Argus Pheasant By John Charles Beecham
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In Bulungan, a section of Borneo, there is constant trouble because of disturbances on the part of the natives and the men sent by the Dutch government as overseers usually meet death. Peter Gross,... More > an American, thinks he understands the situation and accepts the position of resident. Koyala, called Argus Pheasant, daughter of a French trader and a native woman, because of her birth fiercely hates the white people, and it is she who is largely responsible for the condition of affairs in Bulungan. Peter Gross meets many perilous situations, falls into the hands of the Chinaman, Ah Sing, who plays an important part in the story, and also encounters the treachery of Koyala. In the end he wins her over and the outlook for the future is promising.< Less

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