H. Lincx Roth.aNatives of Sarawak and Brit. N. Borneo.
not choosing to land. Had I been alone in the bay I might have fallen into their hands.
" The Oran Tedong live very hard on their cruises, their provisions sometimes being raw sago flour. They have often no attop or covering; nay, sometimes as the Spoloos have told me, they go, especially if it rains, stark naked. The Moors of Magindano, and the Illanas, also Moors, despise these people. When they meet, however, in roads and harbours among the Philippines, where the common prey is, they do not molest one another. I have been told that the Oran Tedong will, in certain cases, eat human
boats are sometimes small, and made of thin ^^^planks, sewed together.
I have heard of some such, once shut up in a bay by a Spanish cruiser : they took the boats to pieces and carried them
H away over land.....
The Oran Tedong make (Brit. North^Bonuio"Co. Coll.) a great deal of granulated
sago, which they sell to
the Sooloos very cheap; perhaps at one dollar a pecul. The Soploos, as has been said, sell this again to the China Junks." (Forrest p. 374.)the Sooloos very cheap; perhaps at one dollar a pecul. The Soploos, as has been said, sell this again to the China Junks." (Forrest p. 374.)