National Geographic : 1945 Sep
.Clifford A.Davidson As Paddles Flash, Sarawak Boatmen Breast the Swift Baram, Their Waterway intoBorneo's Roadless Interior This is the life, close to the solid jungle, that tribesmen love. On farm and factory toil they look with indifference, totheir island's economic loss. They shed civilization's garments easily. Only last June they put on battle regalia and killed 14 Japanese in the Brunei Bay area. Aiding the invading Australians, they fought from ambush with swords, spears, and poison darts. Wide, short hunting spears fixed to blowpipes served asprimitive bayonets.