At Long Sabai, hunting with dogs and spears is popular, while in the other three settlements blowpipes
are mostly used.
But eat them is what Nick did for fear of offending the local tribe who all happened to be armed with loaded, poisoned blowpipes
A team of seven glassmakers assisted Simpson in gathering layers of molten glass at the end of an iron blowpipe
and inserting tiny details of the planet sculpted delicately out of glass.
dart poison in Borneo is generally produced from the latex of the Antiaris toxicaria tree (Moraceae).
As for Harrisson, who became the curator for the Sarawak Museum after the war and made a second home in the highlands, there were many comments, including the following on his acquisition of blowpipes
: "Was told that there are now no blowpipes
in the Kelabit area all having been sold to Tom [Harrisson] for $5-$10 each.
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Anyone who knows a post-traditional group of Borneo--as, in the primary reviewer's case, the Dusuns of Brunei--will be thrilled to meet descriptions and explanations of practices or skills which linger in folk memory in the plains and foothills but can no longer be observed: the obtaining of wild sago and extraction of camphor; hunting with blowpipes
or dogs (including the use of special herbs and charms to put fire into a lazy cur); knowing the non-spluttering resins suitable for firebrands, and how to make forest soap; the knack of tying a loincloth; the conduct of birthing (both Penan and Kelabit custom, compared).
of gaharu, kayu lem), manufacture of ironwood shingles, weaving of ulap doyo fabrics from vegetable fibers (a tradition presently unique to this area in Borneo), manufacture of tourist souvenirs such as blowpipes
, motorcycle transportation services, and wage labor for different companies operating in the area.
The corners of this enclosure were formed by four upright blowpipes
They requested salt, mandaus (bushknives), and steel points for the blowpipes
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Injectable drugs have been around for several hundred years, and very likely originated from the use of weapons--such as blowpipes
and poison-tipped darts--that brought various substances into the human body by piercing the skin.
She also once wore a camera on her head as she clambered through the rainforest of Borneo with seminomadic hunters armed with blowpipes
He added: "Rab and Paul went out to hunt for turkey with blowpipes
and were told they were really good at it.
It is sad to think they no longer live off the forest but rely on tourists to buy their blowpipes
, bangles and keyrings for no more than a couple of pounds.