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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
Paperback: $16.83
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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
The Cherry Blossom and The Parang By Geoff Anderson
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Darren Friday, an American driller struggling with culture shock, takes his first overseas posting in Sarawak on the edge of the tropical rain-forests of Borneo. Within days of arriving he has a... More > shocking encounter with an enigmatic Chinese girl, falls foul of a violent local Triad chief and uncovers political corruption. Fleeing to the jungle for sanctuary he meets Kirsty, a self-assured Glaswegian and through her champions the cause of the nomadic Penan tribe, fighting an unequal war with timber barons to protect their security and way of life. Darren is forced to change his beliefs and his attitudes to survive and protect those he grows to love and admire. The Cherry Blossom and the Parang is an environmental thriller.< Less
The Cherry Blossom and The Parang By Geoff Anderson
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Darren Friday, an American driller struggling with culture shock, takes his first overseas posting in Sarawak on the edge of the tropical rain-forests of Borneo. Within days of arriving he has a... More > shocking encounter with an enigmatic Chinese girl, falls foul of a violent local Triad chief and uncovers political corruption. Fleeing to the jungle for sanctuary he meets Kirsty, a self-assured Glaswegian and through her champions the cause of the nomadic Penan tribe, fighting an unequal war with timber barons to protect their security and way of life. Darren is forced to change his beliefs and his attitudes to survive and protect those he grows to love and admire. The Cherry Blossom and the Parang is an environmental thriller.< Less
NOIR EDEN By Jacques Citoleux
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NOIR EDEN est une fiction librement inspirée de faits réels : la disparition du suisse Bruno Manser au Sarawak-Bornéo en mai 2000 et le sort réservé aux... More > dernières forêts pluviales ainsi qu'aux derniers chasseurs-cueilleurs nomades qui les habitent, les Penans.< Less
NOIR EDEN By Jacques Citoleux
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NOIR EDEN est une fiction librement inspirée de faits réels : la disparition du suisse Bruno Manser au Sarawak-Bornéo en mai 2000 et le sort réservé aux... More > dernières forêts pluviales ainsi qu'aux derniers chasseurs-cueilleurs nomades qui les habitent, les Penans.< Less
La Ŝtona Urbo By Anna Löwenstein
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Ampleksa historia romano. Juna keltino en la unua jarcento de nia epoko estas portita al Romo kiel sklavo. La ŝtona urbo esploras ŝian penan lukton por adaptiĝi al la vivo en pli... More > „progresinta” socio - kvankam, kiel oni malkovros, la kelta civilizacio ne estis tiel primitiva, kiel oni nuntempe emas supozi. En Romo ŝi ekkonas la fruajn kristanojn, kiuj estas ne sanktuloj sed aktivuloj en nova movado ofte dividita pro kvereloj kaj polemikoj. La rigore kontrolita lingvoprovizo de la romano konsistas nur el fundamentaj kaj oficialaj radikoj.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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