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they scampered away in great fright like an alarmed flock of sheep. The only way was to take them unawares. Once, in a distant village, we had erected the camera and arranged everything nicely, but, when the shutter was snapped, the Chins fled in all directions, believing it to be some kind of diabolical machine ; and nothing would induce dynamiting fish : collecting the fish.
them to approach the camera again. In other places, however, where the people
were not so wild, the image on the ground glass was a source of great wonder and admiration to them.
dynamiting fish : everyone helps to gather the fish.
Stockades and Tunnels.
In the Boungshay country all the villages have stockades and tunnelled entrances. The villages are