National Geographic : 1943 Sep
374 The National Geographic Magazine J. P. McCulloch Luliks Dangling from the Fig Tree Keep Superstitious Thieves Away Weird contraptions of bones, sticks, and other objects are believed to have supernatural powers, and Timorese give the fruit a wide berth (page 377). This is the bo tree of India (Ficus religiosa), venerated by the Buddhists. It often grows 100 feet high, and its long-stemmed leaves rustle in the slightest breeze. C. L . Nelson To the Rhythm of Tribal Songs Timorese Pound Sago Pulp in Wooden Mortars They do most of their domestic work at night, when the tropic heat has abated. With only coconuts and sago palms they could still live fairly comfortably.