Borneo: a Dyak man demonstrating the blowpipe. Photograph, 19--.
- [between 1900 and 1999]
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The people have various body-piercings (through the nose) and body markings on the face
[Place of publication not identified] : Central News, [between 1900 and 1999]
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Where the natives have a good "blow out" for nothing. Dyak boys in the wilds of Borneo taking lessons from the tribal chief in the use of the blow gun. Poison darts are blown out with deadly accuracy, this being the only means of "shooting" animals for food. The chief in the picture struck a small apple from a distance of 150 ft.
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