Seventeen Years Among the Sea Dyaks of Borneo
A Record of Intimate Association with the Natives of the Bornean Jungles
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Seventeen Years Among the Sea Dyaks of Borneo A Record of Intimate Association with the Natives of the Bornean Jungles

By Edwin Herbert Gomes
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    • INTRODUCTION
    • AUTHOR’S NOTE
    • CONTENTS
    • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • SEVENTEEN YEARS AMONG THE SEA DYAKS OF BORNEO
    • CHAPTER I SARAWAK—SIR JAMES BROOKE
    • CHAPTER II THE DYAKS
    • CHAPTER III MANNER OF LIFE
    • CHAPTER IV THE DYAK CHARACTER
    • CHAPTER V HEAD-HUNTING
    • CHAPTER VI SOCIAL LIFE
    • CHAPTER VII CHILD-BIRTH AND CHILDREN
    • CHAPTER VIII MY SCHOOL IN THE JUNGLE
    • CHAPTER IX MARRIAGE
    • CHAPTER X BURIAL RITES
    • CHAPTER XI TRAVELLING IN SARAWAK
    • CHAPTER XII OMENS AND DREAMS
    • CHAPTER XIII THE “MANANG,” OR WITCH-DOCTOR
    • CHAPTER XIV NATIVE REMEDIES AND DYAK CHARMS
    • CHAPTER XV DYAK RELIGION
    • CHAPTER XVI DYAK FEASTS
    • CHAPTER XVII SPORTS AND AMUSEMENTS
    • CHAPTER XVIII SONG AND MUSIC
    • CHAPTER XIX THE DYAK ABROAD
    • CHAPTER XX SOME PERSONAL EXPERIENCES
    • CHAPTER XXI DYAK FOLKLORE
      • The Story of the Mouse-Deer and other Animals who went out Fishing.
      • The Story of the Mouse-Deer, the Deer and the Pig.
      • Sea Dyak Proverbs.
    • CHAPTER XXII THREE DYAK LEGENDS
      • I. Danjai and the Were-Tiger’s Sister.
      • II. The Story of Siu, who first Taught the Dyaks to Plant Paddy and to Observe the Omens of Birds.
      • III. Pulang-Gana, and how He came to be Worshipped as the God of the Earth.
    • CHAPTER XXIII SOME CURIOUS CUSTOMS
    • CHAPTER XXIV THE FUTURE OF THE SEA DYAK IN SARAWAK
    • FOOTNOTES
    • GLOSSARY OF DYAK WORDS AND PHRASES WHICH OCCUR IN THE FOREGOING PAGES
      • A
      • B
      • C
      • D
      • E
      • G
      • I
      • J
      • K
      • L
      • M
      • N
      • O
      • P
      • R
      • S
      • T
      • U
    • INDEX
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