Indigenous Group Sentinel (Also known as: Sentinelese)
India, Southeastern Andaman Islands, Sentinel Island
Estimated Population 101 (2000, SIL)
Habitat Island / Hills / Jungle
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Fishing / Hunting / Gathering / Horticulture
Level of Assimilation Untouched
Language and
Language Family
Andamanese, South Andamanese
Alternate names: Sentinelese
Website URLs Ethologue: Sentinel, A Language of India
Andaman, People of the Andamans
IPS New, Article: Andaman Tribes have Lessons to Teach Survivors
United Press Interview, Pygmy Negritos of the Andaman Islands
NGOs Survival International