In Borneo both sexes share in the work of the paddy fields.
At planting-time the men make the holes in the ground, into which the
women drop the seed. While the crop is growing the women hoe over each
patch at least twice to prevent weeds from choking the rice plants, and
men and women reap the crop together, the children helping by scaring
off the rice-sparrows
Sea Dayak women show great skill and taste in the designs which they trace
in shells upon their short cotton skirts and long-bodied sleeved jackets