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Indigenous Communities from Bhutan

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Lhop
Indigenous Group Lhop (Also known as: Doya, Lhokpu, Lhops, Lhopu)
Location Bhutan, Amo Chhu Valley
Estimated Population 2,125 (2001, Bhutanese Refugees )
Environment Highland
Lifestyle Semi-Nomadic
Subsistence Agriculture
Level of Assimilation Fairly Traditional
Language Family Lhokpu
Classification: Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Himalayish, Tibeto-Kanauri, Tibetic, Tibetan
Alternative Names: Lhobikha, Taba-Damey-Bikha

Dialects: -
Website URLs Ethnologue : Lhokpu a language of Bhutan
RAOnline Bhutan: The Lhops of the Amo Chhu Valley
Wikipedia - Lhop
International Institute for Asian Studies, Himalayan Languages Project
Bhutanese Refugees
Country Data, Bhutan Ethnic Groups
NGOs Centre for Protection of Minorities and Against Racism and Discrimination in Bhutan (CEMARD-Bhutan)

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