Indigenous Group Önge (Also known as: Ong)
India, Little Andaman Island, Dugong Creek, South Bay.
Estimated Population 110 (1999, SIL International))
Environment Tropical / Island
Lifestyle Semi-Nomadic
Subsistence Agriculture / Hunting / Gathering / Fishing
Level of Assimilation Traditional
Language Family Önge
Classification: Andamanese, Southern Andamanese
Alternative Names: Ong
Website URLs Ethnologue: Onge, A Language of India
Andaman Nicobar tourism: Onge
Article: Tsunami Sells Hope (by S. Denyer)
A History of Alienation ((by P. Sekhsaria)
NGOs Survival International
World Rainforest Movement
Grain, Article: Will India Protect Tribal Biodiversity Rights?
The Peoples of the World Foundation