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Ketengban
Indigenous Group Ketengban (also known as: Kupel, Oktengban)
Location Indonesia, Papua, Eastern region, Jayawijaya district, bounded on the east by Apmisibil and on the west by Eipomek
Estimated Population 9,968 (2000, SIL International)
Environment Tropical Forest and Highlands
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Agriculture / Hunter / Gatherer / Animal Husbandry
Level of Assimilation Fairly Traditional
Language and
Language Family
Ketengban
Classification: Trans-New Guinea, Mek, Eastern
Alternate names: Kupel, Oktengban

Dialects: Okbap, Omban, Bime, Onya
Website URLs Ethnologue
Papuaweb Ketengban
Papuaweb The Ketangban of Eastern Irian Jaya (p.21)
Papuaweb Bulletin of Irian Jaya (p.53)
NGOs Free West Papua Movement
Down to Earth
TAPOL, The Indonesian Human Rights Campaign

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