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Creation Date

1990

Description

Two men are dropping a few rice seeds in each hole and tamping soil over them with the butts of their bamboo seed containers. A square altar can be seen on the ground between them. Before starting to plant, they burned some incense on the smoldering log inside the altar and recited a spell to the earth spirit, a Malay practice that they adopted along with swidden farming.

Source

Endicott Image Collection

Keywords

Rice -- Malaysia -- Kelantan., Batek (Malaysian people) -- Agriculture., Aring River (Malay)

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