In Onda’e, in order to find out whether or not it will rain on the day on which people want to burn the timber, they lift the seventh cover-sheet from the edge of the roof and throw seven kernels of maize through the opening. If all seven reach the ground without touching the roof, they will have dry weather.

  • Source: Adriani, Nicolaus. The Bare’e-speaking Toradja of central Celebes (the East Toradja): third volume. Amsterdam: Noord-Hollandsche Uitgevers Maatschappij, 1951.
  • Culture: Eastern Toraja
  • Location: Asia