Indigenous Group Chin
Location Western border mountains of Burma
Estimated Population 500,000 in Burma (2003, Chin Human Rights Organization)
Environment Mountain
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence not found
Level of Assimilation not found
Language Family Chin
Sino-Tibetan language family.
Separate, but related languages also spoken by Chin people (too distinct to be considered dialects): Asho, Bawm, Chinbon, Daai, Falam, Haka, Khumi, Khumi-Awa, Mara, Mro, Miin, Ngawn, Paite, Senthang, Siyin, Tawr, Tedim, Thado, Zotung.
Website URLs
NGOs The Chin Forum, Chin Community (Germany), The Chin Human Rights Organization, Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization.